Science Nobel Winners Are Accomplished Authors Too

Jennifer Doudna, who shared the Nobel Prize in chemistry today, and Sir Roger Penrose, who shared the prize for physics, are both accomplished authors as well. 

Doudna is the co-author, with Samuel Sternberg, of A Crack in Creation: Gene Editing and the Unthinkable Power to Control Evolution (Houghton, 2017). The book, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, covers the creation of CRSPR gene-editing technology and looks at its various applications, and both social and ethical considerations.

Penrose, who won the Nobel for his work on black holes, is the author of Cycles of Time: An Extraordinary View of the Universe (Vintage, 2012), a treatise on three big questions about the formation of our universe; and The Road to Reality: A Complete Guide to the Laws of the Universe (Vintage, 2007), his 1,000-page magnum opus on physics, mathematics, and the cosmology.

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