David Block is an astronomer and highly sought after motivational speaker, who has devoted over 30 years to encouraging audiences around the globe to always look up and to never, never, give up! He speaks from the heart; sharing in-depth lessons from his world of research.
He was elected a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society of London at the young age of 19 and his first research paper was published at the age of 20. He has been a visiting research scientist at universities all over the world including Harvard University and currently serves as a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.
In 2013 he was recognized as one of South Africa’s greatest Communicators in Science.
Professor David’s time is taken up with his research work, teaching commitments and presentations to Churches but in saying all of that he is a very dedicated family man to his three sons.
David Block will be our special guest speaker on Sunday 17th January 2016 at 9.30am.
For more information on David Block visit his website www.davidblock.co.za