Photography by Peter Vidor

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Ferris is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine and Scientific American, with additional articles in Outside, Lapham’s Quarterly, The New Yorker, Wired, Slate, Foreign Policy, New York, Pacific Standard, Aeon, Hakai, New Scientist, Quanta, The Awl, and McSweeney’s. Some of his work has been anthologized by the The Best American Science and Nature Writing series. Ferris holds an MA in journalism from New York University and a Bachelors of Science from Tufts University, and lives in Portland, Oregon.