Marcia Bartusiak

Marcia Bartusiak

The 2006 Award was presented to Marcia Bartusiak, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, for a body of work that has won high praise from critics, scientists, and general audiences alike. Her books have been widely read, translated into four languages and have been especially successful in transmitting physics and astronomy to the public. Her reputation for detail and accuracy coupled with her clear writing and thorough understanding of the science and personalities behind the topic has made her an eloquent spokesman for what is important in science.