Theodore Gray in his office
|Born||Theodore Wirth Gray
November 18, 1964
Urbana, Illinois, United States
Theodore W. Gray is a founder of Wolfram Research and is Wolfram's Director of User Interface Technology.
He writes a regular column for Popular Science entitled "Gray Matter", which in 2009 were published as a collection in a book titled Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home—But Probably Shouldn't. He was nominated for a 2010 National Magazine Award for Best Column. Additionally, he wrote the introduction to Michael Swanwick's The Periodic Table of Science Fiction.
He founded the company Element Collection in late 2006 to primarily sell a full-color photo periodic table poster he created.
- "Theodore Gray's Elements Vault: Treasures of the Periodic Table with Removable Archival Documents and Real Element Samples--Including Pure Gold!" Black Dog & Leventhal, 2011, 128pp. ISBN 1-57912-880-7
- (with photographer Nick Mann) The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe. Black Dog & Leventhal, 2009, 240pp. ISBN 1-57912-814-9
- Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do At Home - But Probably Shouldn't. Black Dog & Leventhal, 2009, 240pp. ISBN 1-57912-791-6
- (with Jerry Glynn) The Beginner's Guide to Mathematica Version 3. Cambridge University Press, 1997, 355pp. lSBN 0521622026
See also 
- Wooden periodic table
- The 2002 Ig Nobel Prize Winners
- Gray Matter, Popular Science.
- Nicholes, Will (March 16, 2011). "Author of 'Mad Science' releases book on the elements". Toledo Free Press. Retrieved May 1, 2011.
- Personal website.
- Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
- "Theodore Gray: Element enthusiast talks about making a periodic table for the 21st century" by Bethany Halford. C&EN, 26 November 2007, page 50.
- Periodic Table display makes the elements more than elemental by Greg Kline, The News-Gazette, November 27, 2003.
- Science Friday interview with Theodore Gray, July 2002.
- Steve Jobs's Apple Keynote Speech, Theodore Gray appearance, 2005.
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