Jeff Hecht writes about science and technology regularly for New Scientist and Laser Focus World and occasionally other magazines. His 11 books include Beam: The Race to Make the Laser and Understanding Lasers. His short fiction has appeared in Analog, Asimov's, Daily Science Fiction, Interzone, Nature, Odyssey, and anthologies. He lives in Newton, Mass.
Home Page: http://www.jeffhecht.com