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Formerly a radio astronomer at the California Institute of Technology, MARCUS CHOWN is now the cosmology consultant for New Scientist and the author of many books on science.
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Praise for Marcus Chown:
“One of Britain’s most respected science writers. He uniquely combines a deep understanding of science and an ability to communicate the most esoteric ideas to the ordinary person in the street.” —SIMON SINGH, author of Fermat’s Last Theorem and Big Bang
"So many times I've gone to Google to research a story about a new idea at the very edge of cosmology and physics only to find that Marcus Chown got there first—with a fascinating, engaging and expertly written piece." —George Johnson, author of Miss Leavitt's Stars and science writer, New York Times
"One of the premier writers on astronomy and physics working today—highly knowledgeable, and with a flair for presenting difficult concepts in a clear and entertaining fashion." —Michael Lemonick, author of Echo of the Big Bang and Senior Science Writer emeritus, Time magazine