Stephen Ornes lives in Nashville, TN, and writes about math, physics, and cancer research. He’s the author of Math Art: Truth, Beauty, and Equations and contributed to The Science Writer’s Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish, and Prosper in the Digital Age. His work has appeared in Discover, Scientific American, New Scientist, Science News for Students, and the Front Matter section of PNAS. He teaches at Vanderbilt University’s Communication of Science and Technology program. Visit him online at stephenornes.com.
Thesis: “If It Quacks Like a Sphere”: The Million Dollar Problem