Mark Alpert

Mark Alpert is a contributing editor at Scientific American and an internationally bestselling author of science thrillers. His novels for adults — Final Theory, The Omega Theory, Extinction, and The Furies — are action-packed page-turners that show the frightening potential of near-future technologies. His first young adult novel, The Six, is a science thriller about six dying teenagers who give up their failing bodies to become US Army robots.


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Will Robots Inherit the Earth?


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