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Carl Zimmer

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I write books about science. Nature fascinates me, as does its history.

So far, I've written twelve books, including A Planet of Viruses and Evolution: Making Sense of Life. I'm now writing a book about heredity. I'm a columnist for the New York Times, and I've written for magazines such as National Geographic and Wired. I've won awards for my work from the National Academies of Science and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. My blog, The Loom, is published by National Geographic Magazine ( .

Kari Byron

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KARI BYRON has been the most recognizable, honored and beloved woman in science-based reality TV for over fifteen years. On the Discovery Channel, she hosted MythBusters, the network's flagship show (and one of its biggest, longest running hits, with millions of viewers per episode) from 2003 to 2016. On the Science Channel, Kari hosted Punpkin Chunkin and Large Dangerous Rocket Ships, and produced, created and hosted Head Rush. She also stars in the NatGeo series Positive Energy. Kari's passion for smart entertainment has led her around the world chasing the stories that keep us learning and laughing.