Anil Ananthaswamy is the author of “The Edge of Physics.” A former software engineer, he was inspired to become a science writer by his passionate curiosity about the world.
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Anil Ananthaswamy is a consultant for New Scientist in London. He has worked at the magazine in various capacities since 2000, most recently as deputy news editor. He is also a contributor to National Geographic News.
Ananthaswamy worked as a software engineer in Silicon Valley before training as a journalist at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He’s the author of The Edge of Physics (published as The Edge of Reason by Penguin in India).