AB, Brooklyn College, 1955. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962.
Principal scientist Rocketdyne Division Rockwell International, Canoga Park, California, 1957-1973. Freelance writer, commentator, since 1973. Assistant professor California State University, Northridge, since 1976.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute biomedical Climatology, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Pi Sigma, Pi Mu Epsilon.
Married Mildred Elnick, July 29, 1950. Children: Susan Linda, Paul Bertrand, Laura Annual.