About ScienceMusings.com

Chet Raymo's weekly Science Musings appeared in the Boston Globe for twenty years. The column offered informed and provocative meditations on science as a creative human activity and celebrated the grandeur and mystery of the natural world.

Now Raymo's essays take to the web at blog.sciencemusings.com. His postings will appeal to visitors who value reliable empirical knowledge of the world, yet retain a sense of reverence and awe for the complexity, beauty, and sometimes terror of nature.

About Chet Raymo

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Chet Raymo is Professor Emeritus at Stonehill College in North Easton, Massachusetts. He is the author of more than a dozen books on science and nature. His work has been widely anthologized, including in the Norton Book of Nature Writing and annual editions of Best American Science and Nature Writing. He is a winner of a 1998 Lannan Literary Award for his nonfiction work, and the subject of a biographical essay in Scribner's two-volume American Nature Writers. Raymo has authored four novels, one of which was made into a major film, Frankie Starlight.

Inquiries and suggestions regarding this website can be sent to tom@sciencemusings.com.