He finds viruses captivating
Question and answer with science writer Carl Zimmer, author of ”Planet of Viruses,” who will introduce the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s showing of the science fiction film ”12 Monkeys” tonight: Q: What fascinates you about viruses? A: Viruses in a way really rule the world, we just don’t know it. They’re the most abundant form of life by far. They’re everywhere: they’re in the oceans, they’re in the soil, they’re in the air, they’re inside of us - even when we’re healthy. And they’ve been around since the beginning of life. Their existence and ours are really intertwined . . .