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I primarily write about physics, space science and the environment, but I have covered a wide range of topics. For a quick introduction to my work, try the free sample, or see a more complete list.


Ground state: Math (B.S.) and Philosophy (B.A.)

First excited state: Astrophysics (Ph.D.)

Second excited state: Journalism (M.A.)


My work has appeared in Science, ScienceNOW, Physics World, Scientific, Physical Review Focus,, LiveScience.