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Marcia Bartusiak

Marcia Bartusiak is a professor in the graduate programme in science writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The author of six acclaimed popular books including Black HoleThe Day We Found the Universe and Einstein's Unfinished Symphony, she has a degree in communications and a master’s degree in physics and has written for numerous publications including Natural History and Discover magazines. She was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, has twice won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Prize and also received the AIP's prestigious Gemant Award for ‘significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics’. She lives with her husband and their dog Hubble in Sudbury, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.