Ed Yong is a science journalist who reports for The Atlantic, and is based in Washington DC. His work has featured in National Geographic, the New Yorker, New Scientist, Scientific American, and many more. He has won a variety of awards, including the National Academies Keck Science Communication Award. I CONTAIN MULTITUDES, his first book, was a New York Times bestseller, which Bill Gates called “science journalism at its finest”. He has a Chatham Island black robin named after him.