I’m a science journalist covering the Earth and life sciences and have written for Scientific American, Voice of America, Science, AGU’s Eos, Science News, and more.
My background is in academic research, and I just wrapped up my Master’s degree in Earth science at MIT. Bfore that, spent at Fulbright at the University of Southern Denmark and studied geobiology at Caltech. My research background is a tangled knot of biology, planetary science, and geology, and I love writing stories about all three.
When I’m not hunting down researcher emails or re-re-re-writing a lede, I’m probably either getting lost in some forest, adding to my too-tall stack of German flashcards, or overthinking a tweet.
It wasn’t all sunshine and rainbows in my first half a year of science writing — I screwed up quite a few times, too. Here are six mistakes, great and small, that I made in my first six months of freelancing and some advice on how to avoid making them yourself.Read more
Scientists have discovered one of the oldest planetary graveyards in the Milky Way: a cool white dwarf “polluted” with rocky debris.Read more
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