Marcia Bartusiak is an author, journalist, and Professor of the Practice of the Graduate Program in Science Writing at MIT. She writes about the fields of astronomy and physics. Bartusiak has been published in National Geographic, Discover, Astronomy, Sky & Telescope, Science, Popular Science, World Book Encyclopedia, Smithsonian, and Technology Review. She is a regular contributor to Natural History magazine. Bartusiak has twice won the American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award – in 2001 for Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony and in 1982 for Discover Magazine, “The Ultimate Timepiece”.