Dr. Max Rauner, born in 1970, studied Physics and Philosophy in Konstanz, Heidelberg, Boulder/Colorado and Hannover. He has been writing about scientific topics for several German newspapers and magazines since 1996. In 2004, he became editor at the ZEIT Wissen magazine and in 2007, he was awarded the Acatech-Prize for Technical Journalism. He has written two books together with journalist Tobis Hürtel, one about parallel universes and one called Cut out the bullshit! On the search for lost intellect, which was publsihed in 2014.