Philip Elmer-DeWitt

PHILIP ELMER-DEWITT is Science Editor of Time Magazine.

He has been writing about science and technology for Time since he reported a cover story on computer "Whiz Kids" in 1982. He became a staff writer in 1983, a senior writer in 1993, a senior editor in 1994 and science editor in 1995. He started two new sections in the magazine — Computers (1982) and Technology (1987) — and in 1994 helped launch Time Online, America's first interactive newsmagazine.