Jimena Canales is an award-winning author and scholar. She was previously the Thomas M. Siebel Professor in the History of Science at the University of Illinois-UC and an Associate Professor at Harvard University. Canales is the author of A Tenth of a Second and The Physicist and The Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate That Changed Our Understanding of Time, voted Best Science Books for 2015. Canales writes for general audiences (The New Yorker, The Atlantic, Artforum, WIRED) and has presented her work on science and art at the Pompidou Museum, SFMOMA, and the 11th Shanghai Biennale. She received her MA and PhD from Harvard University and was awarded the “Prize for Young Scholars” of the International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science.