Jack Cohen: The 'Science' in Science Fiction

Jack Cohen

Tom Ireland talks to Dr Jack Cohen – biologist, science fiction author and inventor of 'biologically realistic aliens'

The Biologist Vol 60(5) p34-37

Dr Jack Cohen is a successful reproductive biologist who went on to become a star of the science fiction world. He co-wrote four books with Terry Pratchett and, as a consultant, helps other authors dream up credible aliens, alien ecosystems and alternative worlds. Now semi-retired, Cohen remains a science fiction enthusiast and continues to collect and study amoeba and hydra.


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