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Martin Ince is a freelance science writer, author of nine books on science, the environment, culture and policy, most recently the Rough Guide to the Earth. His most recent staff post was deputy editor of the Times Higher Education Supplement, now THE. He has written for publications including The Times, the New Scientist, the Observer, the New Statesman, the Financial Times, the Australian and many others. He has made over 100 radio and TV appearances. He is a regular contributor to BBC Sky at Night magazine. (Text from:

Image info: "Rub' al-Khali 022 (filed name), Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia. Meteorite find in situ on desert pavement surface (chondrite pending formal classification, 408.50g)." April 2008 (Source: Wiki Commons)



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