Samples

I have written extensively for Astronomy magazine, while as a staff editor and now as a contributing editor. My work has also appeared in print and/or on the websites of Discover, Popular Science, Smithsonian, New Scientist, Quanta Magazine, Physics World, and Symmetry Magazine. Below are several samples of my work. You can also view the complete list of my writings.

 

Discover

Finding the Universe's Missing Matter (September 2017)
Supernovas Revealed in 3 Dimensions (July/August 2016)
Our black hole skips a meal (June 2015)
Saturn's Moon Hides Liquid Water (January/February 2015: The Year in Science, 100 Top Stories of 2014)

 

Popular Science

Fold a Paper Robot (November 2015 print issue)

 

Quanta Magazine

Hidden Supercluster Could Solve Milky Way Mystery (November 21, 2017)
Searching the Sky for the Wobbles of Gravity (October 22, 2015)

 

Smithsonian

After a Century of Searching, We Finally Detected Gravitational Waves (February 11, 2016)

 

New Scientist

Record-breaking super bright supernova spotted in southern sky (July 10, 2015)
Spotted: First quadruple star image produced by gravity (December 3, 2014)
Spacecraft seek geysers without human help (October 16, 2014)

 

Physics World

Protests halt telescope construction on Hawaiian mountain (May 2015 print issue; online April 20, 2015)

 

Astronomy

The next search for Earth-like worlds (April 2014)
How Planck has redefined the universe (October 2013)
When Earth felt cosmic rain (November 2012)
How we know black holes exist (April 2012)