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Mark P. Mills

Mark P. Mills, a physicist, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, and a faculty fellow at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. He is the author, with Peter W. Huber, of The Bottomless Well: The Twilight of Fuel, the Virtue of Waste, and Why We Will Never Run Out of Energy (Basic, 2005). He blogs regularly for Forbes.

His personal website is, and he tweets @MarkPMills.

In The New Atlantis

The Science Before the War

Number 61 ~ Winter 2020

Making Technological Miracles

Number 52 ~ Spring 2017

The Invention of the War Machine

Number 42 ~ Spring 2014

Other Publications

  • "A Four-Step Energy Strategy For Our Time," Real Clear Politics, September 23, 2014
  • "Prime the Pump: The Case for Repealing America’s Oil Export Ban," Manhattan Institute Issue Brief, July 2014