New book tour dates!

I’m excited to announce two new events to the Future Humans book tour. On Feb 8 I’ll be speaking and signing at The Avid Reader book store in Davis, CA and on May 11 I’ll be giving a talk as part of the Science Under the Stars lecture series in Austin, TX. For a complete […]

Virginia Festival of the Book

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be participating in the 2017 Virginia Festival of the Book, March 22-26 in Charlottesville, VA! The schedule will be announced soon. For details, see: http://vabook.org/ or http://vabook.org/participant/scott-solomon/

Q&A in Houston Chronicle

I was interviewed by The Houston Chronicle’s Kim McGuire about my book, Future Humans. Here is the transcript of our conversation: http://www.houstonchronicle.com/local/planet-texas/article/Rice-University-evolutionary-biologist-offers-10415347.php    

New article in Nautilus

Will colonizing Mars save our species– or set the stage for a new one? My latest piece in Nautilus explores how establishing permanent human settlements on Mars might affect the future of human evolution. http://nautil.us/issue/41/selection/the-martians-are-comingand-theyre-human/