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Amanda Gefter

Biography

Amanda Gefter

Amanda Gefter is a physics and cosmology writer and a consultant for New Scientist magazine, where she formerly served as books and arts editor and founded CultureLab. Her writing has been featured in New Scientist, Scientific American, Sky and Telescope, Astronomy.com, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. Gefter studied the history and philosophy of science at the London School of Economics and was a 2012–13 Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. TRESPASSING ON EINSTEIN'S LAWN is her first book.

Amanda Gefter

Books by Amanda Gefter

by Amanda Gefter - Memoir, Nonfiction

In a memoir of family bonding and cutting-edge physics for readers of Brian Greene’s THE HIDDEN REALITY and Jim Holt’s WHY DOES THE WORLD EXIST?, Amanda Gefter tells the story of how she conned her way into a career as a science journalist --- and wound up hanging out, talking shop and butting heads with the world’s most brilliant minds.