Joshua Roebke is a writer, critic, and historian. He is finishing his first book, a social and cultural history of particle physics titled The Invisible World. The book will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux and it won a Whiting Foundation Creative Nonfiction Grant. His writing has appeared at The Best American Science and Nature Writing, Los Angeles Review of Books, Joyland, Kenyon Review, Scientific American, Quanta, Wired, and elsewhere. He teaches courses on literature, science, and equity at the University of Texas at Austin.