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Scott has a PhD in theoretical chemical physics, was a National Research Council Fellow, and works as a computational chemist doing drug discovery research. He has made substantial contributions to the areas of statistical mechanics, kinetic theory, glass theory, liquid dynamics, and computational drug discovery, with his work appearing in several scientific journals. He has also written popular science, science education, and science communication articles for The Huffington Post, Forbes, Scientific American, Discover, and Salon. He resides in San Diego, California, with his family.

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Gy Hi Scott,

I've just signed to your mailing list. Curious to read "The Cosmic Machine" from point of view of a chemist! :)

Glad to have you for a goodread friend.

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