Featured Science Writing
I have written articles on a range of topics, including microbes, sustainability, and muons.
What is health-monitoring cat litter, and how does it help detect when your cat is sick?
Chemistry gives the classic adsorbent material a colorimetric twist and could provide information about your pet’s health | A version of this story appeared in Volume 100, Issue 24
On the marvels of physics
Theoretical physicist Clifford Johnson answers my questions about his work in science and outreach, including advising on movies like Avengers: Endgame.
Turns Out, Venus (Almost) Has Tectonic Plates
A new look at old images of Earth’s strange sister shows hints that the planet’s crust was more mobile more recently than previously thought.
Argonaut project launches design effort for super-cold robotics
Fermilab scientists are developing one of the most cold-tolerant robots ever made so they can monitor the interiors of particle detectors. The project has already garnered some interest from engineers at other research institutions, including NASA.
Where science meets the sacred
Sanford Underground Research Facility is making an effort to build bridges with Native American communities and operate with respect for the sacred land it is built on.
Questing for Cures From a Boiling River
NASW Student Newsroom
The Peruvian Amazon is home to a multitude of bacteria that thrive on extreme heat—and may lead to new drugs.
Winner, 2020 Student Summer Writing Award