Science Speakers

Enlightening and accessible, our science author speakers explore health, medicine, the environment, and beyond to reveal the intricate connections between science and ourselves.

Neil Shubin

Evolutionary biologist and discoverer of the "Missing Link," and author of Your Inner Fish and The Universe Within

David Allen Sibley

The world's leading authority on birds and birding; author and illustrator

Steve Silberman

Award-winning science writer and New York Times-bestselling author of NeuroTribes

Carl Zimmer

New York Times columnist and award-winning science journalist

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Jim Bell

Award-winning astronomer and author of Postcards From Mars and The Interstellar Age

Adam Benforado

Law professor and author of Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

Deborah Blum

Pulitzer Prize winner and author of The Poisoner's Handbook and The Poison Squad

Susan Casey

New York Times-bestselling author of The Wave and former editor in chief of O, The Oprah Magazine

Barry Meier

Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and author of Pain Killer

Jim Sterba

Award-winning journalist for The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, and author of Nature Wars

Dr. Dana Suskind

Pediatric physician and author of Thirty Million Words: Building a Child's Brain

Neil Swidey

Award-winning journalist and author of Trapped Under the Sea, and specialist in risk and safety

Gary Taubes

Journalist, nutrition expert and author of The Case Against Sugar, Good Calories, Bad Calories, and Why We Get Fat

Dr. Vint Virga

Distinguished veterinary practitioner and animal behaviorist, and author of The Soul of All Living Creatures

Nicholas Wade

Freelance writer and former science reporter for The New York Times