Anil Ananthaswamy is an award-winning journalist and former staff writer and deputy news editor for the New Scientist magazine. He is currently a Knight Science Journalism research fellow at MIT. He has been a guest editor for the science writing program at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and organizes and teaches an annual science journalism workshop at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bengaluru, India. Anil Ananthaswamy writes for regularly for New Scientist, Quanta, Scientific American, PNAS Front Matter and Nature, and has contributed to Nautilus, Matter, The Wall Street Journal, Discover and the UK’s Literary Review, among others. His most recent book,Through Two Doors at Once was named one of Smithsonian's Favourite Books of 2018 and one of Forbes's 2018 Best Books About Astronomy, Physics and Mathematics.