MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

MIT Graduate Program in Science Writing
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Stephen Ornes

GPSW 2006

Stephen Ornes

Cancer research, math, physics, technology,


Stephen Ornes lives in Nashville, TN, and writes about math, physics, and cancer research. His work has appeared in Discover, Scientific American, New Scientist, Science News for Students, and the Front Matter section of PNAS. 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. He teaches as part of 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

Recent Publications Include: