Michael Lemonick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Michael Lemonick (/ˈlɛmənɪk/ LEM-ə-nik[1] ) is an opinion editor at Scientific American, a former senior staff writer at Climate Central[2] and a former senior science writer at Time.[3] He has also written for Discover,[4] Yale Environment 360, Scientific American, and others, and has written a number of popular-level books on science and astrophysics, including The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos,[5] Echo of the Big Bang,[6] Other Worlds: The Search For Life in the Universe,[7] and Mirror Earth: The Search for Our Planet's Twin.[8]

Son of Princeton University physics professor and administrator Aaron Lemonick[9] and native of Princeton, New Jersey, Lemonick graduated from Princeton High School,[10] and then earned degrees at Harvard University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He teaches communications and journalism at Princeton University.[11] He currently resides in Princeton with his wife Eileen Hohmuth-Lemonick, a photographer and photography instructor at Princeton Day School.

Bibliography[edit]

Books[edit]

  • The Light at the Edge of the Universe: Leading Cosmologists on the Brink of a Scientific Revolution (May 11, 1993)
  • Other Worlds: The Search for Life in the Universe (May 14, 1998)
  • Echo of the Big Bang (Apr 24, 2005)
  • The Georgian Star: How William and Caroline Herschel Revolutionized Our Understanding of the Cosmos (Great Discoveries) (Dec 14, 2009)
  • Mirror Earth: The Search for Our Planet's Twin (Oct 29, 2013)
  • The Light at the Edge of the Universe: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Cosmology (Princeton Legacy Library) (July 14, 2014)
  • The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory, and Love (Feb 7, 2017)

Essays and reporting[edit]

  • Lemonick, Michael (Sep 2013). "Save our satellites". Big Idea. Discover. 34 (7): 22, 24.[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Is It Time to Give Up on Dark Matter?". Retrieved 12 August 2019.
  2. ^ Bio Archived 2010-02-10 at the Wayback Machine climatecentral.org
  3. ^ Lemonick has written more than 50 cover stories on topics for Time magazine, including the topics of climate change, astronomy, addiction, and human origins.
  4. ^ The World's Hardest working Telescope
  5. ^ The Georgian Star
  6. ^ Echo of the Big Bang,
  7. ^ Other Worlds: The Search For Life in the Universe
  8. ^ Mirror Earth
  9. ^ "PAW March 10, 2004: A moment with..." www.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2017-08-16.
  10. ^ Strauss, Elaine. "Michael Lemonick’s Search for Other Worlds", U.S. 1 newspaper, May 6, 1998. Accessed December 10, 2018. "Lemonick’s strong second interest has been music. He played trumpet while he was at Princeton High School."
  11. ^ Lecturer in Astrophysical Sciences
  12. ^ Discover often changes the title of a print article when it is published online. This article is titled "Sending Robotic Repairmen to Space" online.

External links[edit]