Jeffrey Kluger

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Jeffrey Kluger is a senior writer at TIME Magazine, and author of several books on science topics including Splendid Solution: Jonas Salk and the Conquest of Polio; Simplexity; Journey Beyond Selene; and Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13. The latter work was the basis for Ron Howard's 1995 film Apollo 13. From June 1992 to September 1996, Kluger was a staff writer for Discover magazine, writing the humor column "Light Elements". He also worked as a writer and editor for the New York Times Business World Magazine, the Family Circle magazine, and Science Digest. Kluger began his work with TIME in 1996 specializing in science coverage. He was named a senior writer in 1998. During his time at TIME magazine Kluger has written articles covering the Mars Pathfinder landing and the Columbia disaster. Kluger was awarded the Whitman Bassow Award by the Overseas Press Club of America in 2002, an award he shared with two other colleagues. The award was given for "best reporting in any medium" on the international issues of global warming. Kluger has most notably authored Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, published October 1994, which was coauthored with Jim Lovell.

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