His results are extraordinary, but what is even more astonishing is the parallel lives that many of them lead.
Eliza Griswold, a Senior fellow at the New America Foundation, is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Tenth parallel.
Her book, The Tenth parallel: Dispatches from the Fault Line Between Islam and Christianity comes out this month from FSG.
1540s, from Middle French parallèle (16c.) and directly from Latin parallelus, from Greek parallelos "parallel," from para allelois "beside one another," from para- "beside" (see para- (1)) + allelois "each other," from allos "other" (see alias). As a noun from 1550s. Parallel bars as gymnastics apparatus are recorded from 1868.
1590s, from parallel (n.).
Adjective Of or relating to lines or surfaces that are separated everywhere from each other by the same distance.
Noun Any of the imaginary lines encircling the Earth's surface parallel to the plane of the equator, used to represent degrees of latitude. See illustration at longitude.