He is a senior science writer for the Time magazine and Climate Central. He is the writer of several popular books on science and astrophysics, such as Mirror Earth: The Search for Our Planet's Twin, The Georgian Star,Other Worlds: The Search For Life in the Universe and Echo of the Big Bang. He studied at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and the Harvard University. He is a professor at Princeton University where he teaches communications and journalism.
Moving on to his personal life, he has been a bit of low profile in this regard. He hasn't shared much details about his family background and other activities and achievements. He is a married man. He married a photographer. There is no any details about his children and his current status with his wife. There is no such rumors and controversy about him which has let down his personality and career.