From Neanderthals to alien life: Q&A with science blogger Carl Zimmer

Science writer and blogger Carl Zimmer '87, a lecturer in Yale's Environmental Studies Program, answers questions submitted by the public via the Yale University Tumblr.

The video with Zimmer, a lecturer in Yale’s Environmental Studies Program, is part of the “Ask X” series.

Zimmer, who writes primarily about breakthroughs in biology, is the author of over a dozen books. His blog, “The Loom,” appears in National Geographic. The New York Times Book Review has called him “as fine a science essayist as we have.”