Timothy Ferris is a celebrated science journalist whose work takes on the mysteries of the cosmos and renders them comprehensible. His dozen books include the Pulitzer Prize–nominated Coming of Age in the Milky Way and Galaxies, a National Book Award nominee. Ferris has written over two hundred articles and essays, and his three documentary films premiered on PBS. He also created the archive of music, voices, and sounds of Earth carried aboard Voyager. Ferris is professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.