Jeffrey Kluger joined TIME Magazine in 1996, mainly writing science stories, and was named a senior writer in 1998. With astronaut Jim Lovell, he wrote Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, on which the 1995 movie "Apollo 13" movie was based. He also wrote Journey Beyond Selene, a book about the unmanned exploration of the solar system, and currently he is writing a book about Jonas Salk and the polio vaccine. At TIME, he has written a number of cover stories, including the report on the Mars Pathfinder landing and the story of the collision aboard the Mir space station.
Mr. Kluger and two other colleagues won the 2002 Overseas Press Club of America's Whitman Bassow Award for their "Global Warming" cover package (April 9, 2001), garnering first place for the best reporting in any medium on international environmental issues.
Before joining TIME, Mr. Kluger was a staff writer for Discover Magazine and a writer and editor for the New York Times Business World Magazine, Family Circle, and Science Digest. Mr. Kluger also is a licensed attorney, and he has intermittently taught science journalism at New York University.