Ron Cowen

Freelance Science Writer

Ron Cowen is a freelance science writer who specializes in physics and astronomy and is keenly interested in the intersection of science, art and popular culture. Before freelancing, he wrote for Science News for 21 years. His freelance articles have appeared in Nature, Scientific American, The New York Times, Science, National Geographic, and U.S. News & World Report. His Nature story “The Quantum Source of Space-Time” (featured on Showcase) won the American Institute of Physics Award in 2016. He and his family are based in Silver Spring, Maryland.