José Manuel Sánchez Ron is Emeritus Professor of History of Science at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM). He is also a numbered member of the Real Academia Española and, since 2015, Vice-Director of its Governing Board. Author of over 400 publications, his more than 40 book titles include El mundo después de la revolución. La física de la segunda mitad del siglo XX (National Essay Prize), Albert Einstein. Su vida, su obra y su mundo and El país de los sueños perdidos. Historia de la ciencia en España, the first comprehensive account of the history of Spanish science. As well as directing the publishing house Crítica’s “Drakontos” collection of essays and science writing, he has edited works by scientists like Albert Einstein, Galileo Galilei, James Clerk Maxwell, Charles Darwin or Blas Cabrera. He is also a member of the Académie Internationale d’Histoire des Sciences and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts.