George Johnson

George Johnson (born January 20, 1952) is an American journalist and science writer. He is the author of a number of books, including The Ten Most Beautiful Experiments (2008) and Strange Beauty: Murray Gell-Mann and the Revolution in 20th-Century Physics (1999), and writes for a number of publications, including The New York Times.

He is one of the co-hosts (with science writer John Horgan) of “Science Saturday”, a weekly discussion on the  website, related to topics in science. Several prominent scientists, philosophers, and bloggers have been interviewed for the site.

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