Science writer, public affairs officer, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Md.
Chad Boutin covers information technology, neutron research and physical sciences for the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Previously he wrote science news for Purdue and Princeton universities while freelancing for a range of publications. He is the author of Fermat: The Genius in the Corner, a scientific biography. None of this changes the fact that he is a complete Twitter noob.