Ep #21 Show Notes | Carl Zimmer: "Life's Edge," Extreme Lifeforms & the Origins of Life
About the Guest: Carl Zimmer is a science writer, New York Times columnist, and the author of many popular science books.
Episode Summary: Nick Jikomes & Carl Zimmer discuss about his new book, "Life's Edge: The Search For What It Means To Be Alive." They discuss the scientific quest to understand life: what is it, how does it arise, and how might scientists identify it elsewhere in the universe? They also discuss Carl's approach to science writing, including where he draws inspiration and what his writing process looks like.