Bjørn Roar Vassnes
Bjørn Vassnes grew up in the Norwegian Arctic, one of the coldest places on Earth. He is one of Norway’s leading science journalists, has won national and international writing prizes including the Fritt Ord Honorary Award and the Golden Pen. He has a science column in one of Norway’s top daily newspapers and has written several popular books and produced television programs with scientific and environmental theme. His previous book Frostens rike (The Kingdom of Frost - The Cryosphere and life) was published in 2017 and sold for translation in several territories.