Technology, science, language, and humor.
They do mix; very well, in fact. That’s been my experience, anyway, in my years writing columns, presenting science and tech on TV, creating how-to books, and doing a lot of public speaking. Welcome to my world!Learn More
I'm happy to unveil three new books—part of a multi-book deal with Simon & Schuster.See the latest books
I'm a full-time correspondent for "Sunday Morning." I write and report stories about tech, science, the environment, culture, and a lot more.Watch stories
I’ve hosted 20 funny, fascinating specials for “NOVA,” the long-running science show on PBS. All of them are available, in full, to watch online.See List of Shows
There's a new movie, beloved by critics—it has a 100% recommendation on RottenTomatoes.com. It’s called "Marcel the Shell with Shoes On.” And in a summer full of BIG movies, this is something special: a sweet, funny, stop-motion movie about a one-eyed, armless shell on a quest for his family. Now that's what you call a minor motion picture!View →
Meet the composer—and the former child singers—of the "Charlie Brown Christmas" special, 56 years later!Open →