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Zeeya Merali
Science Writer, Freelance

Zeeya Merali is a freelance science writer and the author of A Big Bang in a Little Room: The Quest to Create New Universes (2017). Her work has appeared in Nature, Scientific American, Discover, Science, New Scientist, and on the BBCShe has also published two textbooks with National Geographic and has worked on NOVA's television series The Fabric of the Cosmos (2012). She has a PhD in theoretical cosmology and lives in London.

Written by Zeeya Merali

Essay/
Cosmology
How cosmic is the cosmos?

Ever since Heisenberg and Tagore, physicists have flirted with Eastern philosophy. Is there anything in the romance?

Zeeya Merali