Michael Guillen was born in East Los Angeles, earned his B.S. from UCLA and his M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University in physics, mathematics, and astronomy. For eight years he was an award-winning physics instructor at Harvard University. For fourteen years he was the Emmy-award-winning science correspondent for ABC News, appearing regularly on Good Morning America, 20/20, Nightline, and World News Tonight. Dr. Guillen is the host of the History Channel series, Where Did It Come From? and producer of the award-winning family movie, Little Red Wagon. He is also the president/CEO of Spectacular Science Productions, a sought-after public speaker, and the bestselling author of several books, including two critically acclaimed books for the general public about mathematics: Bridges to Infinity and Five Equations That Changed the World.