‘Scientific progress is an optimistic snowball, gathering the structure of reality as it rolls.’
Amanda Gefter is a brilliant writer specializing in fundamental physics, cosmology, cognitive science and philosophy. Her latest book, Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn, a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics. Amanda is a consultant for New Scientist magazine, and founder of their CultureLab.
Previously a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, Amanda’s ideas have been featured in The New York Times, Nautilus, New Scientist, Scientific American, and many more. She also co-hosts BookLab, a podcast about popular science books, with science journalist Dan Falk.
‘What Gefter discovered about the new frontier of quantum cosmology...is astonishing and awesome.’ - Kirkus