Aatish Bhatia

2020 YBCA 100 Honoree

Aatish Bhatia is an award-winning science writer, educator, and physicist. He creates articles, videos, and interactives that explain complex ideas in simple ways. Aatish’s work generates curiosity about the natural world and makes connections between science, art, and our daily lives. In 2020, he developed widely-viewed videos and interactives about COVID and the climate. Previously, Aatish taught courses on art and engineering and the science of music at Princeton University. His science writing has been published online in WIRED, Nautilus, Minute Physics, and TED-Ed, and has been highlighted in online venues including NPR, The Guardian, Discover, National Geographic, Scientific American, and The New Yorker.