About Bruce Dorminey

Bruce DormineyAuthor and Journalist

Dorminey covers over-the-horizon technology, aerospace and astronomy.

Bruce Dorminey is a science journalist and author of Distant Wanderers: the Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System who writes about over-the-horizon technology, primarily astronomy and space science. Dorminey has written about everything from potato blight to dark energy.

Topics to talk about: 

Extrasolar planets
Astrobiology, astronomy, space exploration.

For over six years, Forbes.com tech contributor science journalist Bruce Dorminey as written at least 5 columns per month for Forbes’ Online Technology page. He’s covered everything from North Korean missile technology and hypersonic flight to extrasolar planets and the search for life in the cosmos.

  • Author of the critically acclaimed 2002 book, ‘Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System’.
  • Former Paris-based technology correspondent for the Financial Times
  • Long time regular contributor to Astronomy Magazine
  • In his 30th year of Print and Online Journalism
  • Award-Winning Aerospace Journalist
  • Reported from six continents
  • Former Hong-Kong bureau chief for Aviation Week and Space Technology Magazine
  • Former contributor to Sky & Telescope and a correspondent for Renewable Energy World
  • 1998 winner in the Royal Aeronautical Society’s Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards (AJOYA)

Opening for the CRISM 2018 (Cosmic Rays and the InterStellar Medium) conference in Grenoble. An astrophysicist in his own right, the Honorable Fabien Malbet, Vice-Mayor of Grenoble, gave the welcome inside the City Hall’s Salle de Mariage.

Opening cocktail for the CRISM 2018 (Cosmic Rays and the InterStellar Medium) conference in Grenoble.

Pictured with Bruce Dorminey from left: Pasquale Blasi (Gran Sasso Science Institute/Italy); Bruce Dorminey, Fabien Malbet (IMAG/France); and David Maurin (Universite Grenoble-Alpes).

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Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar System

by Bruce Dorminey (Goodreads Author)
ISBN-13: 978-0387950747
ISBN-10: 0387950745
Distant Wanderers: The Search for Planets Beyond the Solar SystemRecent discoveries of planet-like objects circling other sun-like stars have stirred enormous interest in what other planets may exist in the universe, and whether they support intelligent life, or at least could do so. This book will take us into the thick of this search for extrasolar planets. Unlike other books, it will focus on the people behind the searches–many of whom the author knows–and the extraordinary technology that is on the drawing boards and currently in use to detect distant wanderers and describe their characteristics, thus bringing us to the cutting edge of knowledge of the subject. The author is an experienced, award-winning science journalist who was technology correspondent for the Financial Times of London and is now working as a journalist in France. He has written on many topics in astronomy and astrobiology, and has had pieces published in over 35 different newspapers and magazines worldwide.
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