About the Author
Series editor GARETH COOK is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist, a contributor to the New York Times Magazine, and the editor of Mind Matters, Scientific American's neuroscience blog. He helped invent the Boston Globe’s Sunday Ideas section and served as its editor from 2007 to 2011. His work has also appeared on NewYorker.com and in Wired, Scientific American, and The Best American Science and Nature Writing.
ROBERT KRULWICH is the cohost of one of public radio's most popular shows, Radiolab, and a science correspondent for NPR. He also runs a blog called Krulwich Wonders, which features drawings, cartoons, and videos about scientific concepts. He has won several Emmy awards for his work on television, the AAAS Science Journalism Award, and has been called “the most inventive network reporter in television” by TV Guide. In 2010, Radiolab received the Peabody award.