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Stephen Ornes writes about math, physics, space, and cancer research from an office shed in his backyard in Nashville, Tennessee. He's written about tilting exoplanets for Discover, the mathematics of pizza slicing for New Scientist, and tumor banking for CR (in work recognized by the Association of Health Care Journalists). "Interrupting Cancer's Travel Plans," an article published in Cancer Today in the Spring 2012 issue, won an ASJA award in the Trade category. His first book was a young adult biography of mathematician Sophie Germain, and he teaches a science communication class at Vanderbilt University.

5 responses to “Writing Labs: Stephen Ornes, Tennessee”

  1. Kendall Powell

    Nice! I’m jealous of that French door that lets in so much light but keeps those cute, wild faces on the outside.

    Really, armadillos in Nashville? Or was that a neighbor’s wayward exotic pet?

  2. Anne Sasso

    Adam Aston just shared a link to this site on his Facebook feed:

    Now some of those cabins would inspire great writing … the commute’s a bit much though.

  3. stef

    I covet your shed. I adore those wild things. And I am VERY put out that I have been to Nashvul but NOT the full-scale replica of the Parthenon.

  4. Char

    building my own shed right now, and this is a delight – inspirational links too! thanks for posting!

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