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Pedro Ferreira

Professor of Astrophysics, University of Oxford

Pedro G. Ferreira is a professor in astrophysics at the University of Oxford and Fellow Oriel College.

Ferreira’s field of expertise is theoretical cosmology and astrophysics. He works on the origin of large scale structure in the universe, on the general theory of relativity and on the nature of dark matter and dark energy.  His most recent book, The Perfect Theory, is a biography of General Relativity.  It was shortlisted for the Winton/Royal Society Science Book Prize and shortlisted for the Physics World Book of the Year (2014).


The State of the Universe: A Primer in Modern Cosmology

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The Perfect Theory: A Century of Geniuses and the Battle Over General Relativity

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