Scott L. MontgomeryScott L. Montgomery (born May 30, 1951) is an American author, geoscientist, public lecturer, and affiliate faculty member at the University of Washington in Seattle. He is widely known for his writings on energy matters, intellectual history, language and translation, and history of science.
His book, ''The Shape of the New'': ''Four Big Ideas and How They Built the Modern World'' (2015), with co-author Daniel Chirot, was selected by ''The New York Times'' and Bloomberg Businessweek as one of the most notable books of 2015. His articles have appeared in many journals, including ''Forbes'', ''Newsweek'', ''History Today,'' ''Science,'' and ''Nature''. Provided by Wikipedia