April 19, 2024

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As a teacher of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College, Gleiser started a course he explains as “physics for poets,” which stresses humanistic elements of science for non-physics majors. A ravenous reader of science books and articles, he wrote his first science book, The Dancing Universe: From Creation Myths to the Big Bang, in 1997 as a text for this course and has because authored a number of more award-winning nonfiction books. “I always felt the requirement to share the lovely things Ive found out in science with the basic public since I put science on the very same level as art,” Gleiser states. In October 2020, she enrolled in a yearlong science interaction masters program at the University of Manchester and started freelancing for the UK branch of the biopharma marketing business AZoNetwork.

As a teacher of physics and astronomy at Dartmouth College, Gleiser started a course he describes as “physics for poets,” which highlights humanistic elements of science for non-physics majors. A starved reader of science books and articles, he wrote his first science book, The Dancing Universe: From Creation Myths to the Big Bang, in 1997 as a text for this course and has given that authored numerous more acclaimed nonfiction books. “I constantly felt the need to share the stunning things Ive discovered in science with the general public since I place science on the same level as art,” Gleiser states.