Margaret Wertheim

Margaret Wertheim is the author of six books, including Pythagoras’ Trousers, a history of physics, religion and women, and The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet. She has written for the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the TLS, the Washington Post, the WSJ and the Guardian. Her work is included in Best Australian Science Writing 2016. Her Crochet Coral Reef project is the largest participatory art+science endeavor in the world.

Articles by this author

Image of VR Zone Shinjuku, Japan
The unexpected history of a radical technology
Virtual reality: from Giotto to VRporn
I am standing on a ledge hundreds of feet off the ground at Angkor Wat, commanding a view that in the temple complex’s heyday would have been available only to kings. Around me...
STEM is the future, and women need to be part of it
The science question and feminism
“Feminism” isn’t a four-letter word in Australia. The same cannot be said in the US, where I’ve been living for the past 25 years. Even among my liberal American friends many...