Ev Cochrane is the publisher of Aeon, and the author of several books, as well as numerous articles on comparative mythology and archaeo-astronomy. He was also an associate editor of Kronos. He earned his M.S. from Iowa State University. His books include: Martian Metamorphoses (1997); The Many Faces of Venus (2001); Starf*cker (2006); and On Fossil Gods and Forgotten Worlds.