Richard D Small lives in Metula, the northernmost point of Israel. He has a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. His career has been in science, with his work internationally recognized and featured on 60 Minutes, National Press Club, TV, radio, magazines and newscasts. Biographical sketches are included in Who’s Who in America, and various scientific Who’s Who listings. He has written numerous scientific papers and one technical book. Dr. Small has lectured extensively on problems of the environment. He is an avid student of history. His passions include cooking, opera, building cabinets, and gardening. He is working on his first novel.