Charles Seife is a professor at New York University and an American journalist and author. His writings are focused on mathematical and scientific topics.
He holds a degree in Mathematics from Princeton University, M.S. in Journalism from Columbia, and M.S. in Mathematics from Yale University.
Before joining the Department of Journalism at New York University as a professor, he frequently wrote for New Scientist and Science Magazine.
His best known and first magazine published is Zero: The Biography of a Dangerous Idea. It is often described as one of the best known and well-written science books. Another well- known book by him is Proofiness: How the Numbers are fooling you.
Throughout his career, he has written many book reviews, mainly focusing on Mathematics.
His freelancing works have often appeared in The Washington Post, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Scientific American, The Economist, and The New York Times.