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Big Ideas: 100 Modern Inventions That Have Transformed Our World (Popular Mechanics) Hardcover – May 5, 2009

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Alex Hutchinson is an award-winning author and a contributing editor at the Popular Mechanics magazine. He holds a Ph.D. in Physics from Oxford and did post-doctoral research in nano-electro-mechanics at a National Security Agency lab outside Washington, D.C.

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Alex Hutchinson is a columnist for Runner's World, and writes the magazine's popular Sweat Science blog on the latest training and fitness research. He also contributes regularly to magazines such as Popular Mechanics, Outside and Men's Journal, and his award-winning travel writing appears in the New York Times. Hutchinson holds a Master's in Journalism from Columbia and a Ph.D. in Physics from Cambridge, and did his post-doctoral research with the U.S. National Security Agency. Between 1997 and 2008, he represented Canada at world championships and other international competitions as a distance runner.