Richard Panek

Richard Panek is the author of Seeing and Believing: How the Telescope Opened Our Eyes (Viking, 1998) and Minds to the Heavens (Penguin, 1999).

Magazine Society & Environment

Big, Big Bang

One of the fathers of the Big Bang was sitting across the aisle from me on the train, so I introduced myself. I had seen P.J.E. Peebles speak at a conference in Washington that afternoon at the National Museum of Natural History, and now we made small talk about this and that: the weather, a […]

By Richard Panek
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