Nigel Hey

Nigel Hey is a career writer and journalist who specializes in science and technology, mass media and world affairs. His writings include six published books, several reference works, and hundreds of articles in publications ranging from Smithsonian to the London Sunday Times. After obtaining a degree in mass communications, he was a journalist and editor in Utah, Bermuda, and the United Kingdom before joining Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico as a science/technology writer and media relations specialist. He divides his writing and telecommuting time between Los Ranchos, New Mexico, and London, United Kingdom. He blogs at


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