Freelance science writer, Washington, D.C.
Curt Suplee has published more than 1,000 newspaper articles, five popular books, and dozens of magazine articles, including four National Geographic cover stories. He worked for 25 years as a writer and editor at the Washington Post, where he was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize, and he spent seven years at the National Science Foundation. Among other honors, he has won the AAAS Science Journalism Award, the American Chemical Society’s Grady-Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry to the Public, and two national prizes from the American Astronomical Society. He is a member of the Authors Guild and NASW and is a lifetime national associate of the National Research Council of the National Academies.