Dan Coffey, best known as public radio's "Dr. Science," was the star of a PBS special and a Fox television series. Along with Merle Kessler, he developed the "Ask Dr. Science" show and co-wrote Dr. Science's Big Book of Science (Contemporary Books) and Dr. Science's Big Book of Science, Simplified (William Morrow). He lives in Iowa City.
Coauthor Eric Jones is a recent graduate of The University of Iowa's Nonfiction Writing Program. A personal essayist and travel writer, he also works as a mover and as a nursing assistant at the University of Iowa Hospital's Burn Treatment Center.