DR MARIO LIVIO is an astrophysicist and author, Brilliant Blunders, The Golden Ratio. He works at the Space Telescope Science Institute, which conducts the scientific program of the Hubble Space Telescope, and will conduct the program of the upcoming James Webb Space Telescope. He has a regular blog, "A Curious Mind", in which he combines his passions for science, art, and the connections between them. In his scientific work, he is particularly interested in supernova explosions and their use in cosmology to study the "dark energy" that is propelling the cosmic expansion to accelerate, and in extrasolar planets.
Astrophysicist, Space Telescope Science Institute; Author, Brilliant Blunders; Blogger, A Curious Mind