Bob Strauss

  • Author of three books, including "A Field Guide to the Dinosaurs of North America"


Bob Strauss is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He is an editor and author with over 25 years of experience in online and traditional media. One of his specialties is explaining complicated topics to both lay and professional audiences. Strauss has contributed his writing and editing services to outlets as diverse as Entertainment Weekly, Family Circle, FamilyPC, MSN Dating & Personals, ConsumerSearch, News of the American Physical Society, Cardiovascular Medicine, and TWICE.


Strauss has a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University.


  • "The Big Book of What, How and Why" (Sterling, 2005)
  • "Who Knew? Hundreds & Hundreds of Questions & Answers for Curious Minds" (Sterling, 2007)
  • "A Field Guide to the Dinosaurs of North America" (Rowman & Littlefield, 2015).

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