Staff writer at The New Yorker. Author of "Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation." Winner of some prizes, future futurist, minor planet #9291.

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@alanburdick — 2,451 followers, 2,908 tweets

Sep 22, 2017

"It is hard to walk in the evening onto the snowpack without squashing an ice worm.”

Sep 22, 2017

RT @EricHolthaus: A quarter of all Atlantic Cat 5 landfalls on record have occurred in the last two weeks. A horrific, ominous month:  http://grist.org/article/harvey-irma-maria-this-is-the-hurricane-season-scientists-expected-and-feared/ 

Sep 21, 2017

Bilbo Baggins, that "pipe-weed-smoking, food-obsessed homebody," turns 80 today.  https://buff.ly/2w8ivHj  via @biography

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