Gregory Benford is a science fiction author and astrophysicist. His best-known writing is the Galactic Center Saga novels and in 2017, The Berlin Project. His work has earned him two Nebulas and Campbell Award, along with 4 Hugo Award and 12 Nebula nominations. Benford’s contributions to science in astrophysics and plasma physics earned him the Lord Prize in 1995 and the Asimov Prize in 2008. He is a Professor Emeritus at UC, Irvine, and an ongoing advisor for NASA, DARPA, and the CIA.