Maggie Koerth-Baker

Columnist for The New York Times Magazine. Science editor at


Maggie Koerth-Baker is a columnist for The New York Times Magazine and the science editor at, one of the most widely read blogs in the United States.

She is the author of Before the Lights Go Out, a book about electricity, infrastructure, and the future of energy. A member of the board for the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing, her work has appeared in a wide variety of magazines and websites, including Scientific American, National Geographic News, and Popular Science.