K.C. Cole

Expert in science journalism, and links between science, culture and society

Professor of Journalism
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism


  • science journalism
  • physics, astronomy, mathematics, cosmology
  • science in popular culture
  • science writing
  • scientific discoveries
  • role of science in society and culture

Additional Information

  • Author of Mind Over Matter: Conversations with the Cosmos, The Hole in the Universe: How Scientists Peered Over the Edge of Emptiness and Found Everything and The Universe and the Teacup, the Mathematics of Truth and Beauty
  • Has written for the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Smithsonian, Discover, Newsweek and other publications
  • Her writing has appeared in The Best American Science Writing (2004 and 2005) and in The Best American Science and Nature Writing (2002)
  • Former editor at Discover and Newsday
  • Commentator on KPCC-FM


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