The ultimate introductory science books for non-scientists - highly visual and informative titles on a range of major subjects in the sciences. This new series will explain major areas of science in an interesting, visually compelling, and accessible manner. The "101" in the title refers to the 101 key facts and topics presented in each book. These books will fill the need for popular reference on all aspects of science and technology.
Edward R. Ricciuti has incorporated early career experience as a police reporter into his writing and reporting on science and nature. He has reported on criminal activities ranging from homicides and espionage to the illicit wildlife trade. While on assignment, he has worked closely with agents from domestic law enforcement entities such as the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the United States Customs Service and the South African Police. Ricciuti is an associate member of the Federal Wildlife Officers Association and the Overseas Press Club of America. He was an Advanced Science Writing Fellow at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.