Mathias Plüss is a freelance science journalist. He studied physics, mathematics and musicology at the Universities of Zurich and Cracow. After attending the Ringier School of Journalism, he worked as an editor at Aargauer Zeitung and Weltwoche.
Since 2008 he has been a freelancer, especially for Das Magazin and Annabelle (Tamedia), where he has his own columns. He is also a lecturer at the Media Training Centre MAZ in Lucerne. He has won numerous prizes, such as the Axel Springer Prize (2005), the Prix Media of the Academies (2007, 2009, 2014), the Journalism Prize Berg.Welten (2017) and the Media Prize Aargau/Solothurn (2018).