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Stephen Petranek

Stephen Petranek is the editor of Breakthrough Technology Alert, for which he finds the investment opportunities that create true value and move the human race forward. Stephen Petranek’s career of more than forty years in the publishing world is marked by numerous prizes and awards for excellent writing on science, nature, technology, politics, economics, and more.

He has been editor-in-chief of the world’s largest science magazine, Discover, the editor of The Washington Post’s magazine, founding editor and editor-in-chief of This Old House magazine for Time Inc., senior editor for science at Life Magazine, and group editor-in-chief of Weider History Group’s ten history magazines.

His TED talk, 10 Ways the World Could End, has been viewed over a million times. His latest book is: “How we’ll live on Mars”, which was also a TED talk in 2015.