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.

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)

 

Discover

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)
The Moon’s Water Came From Earth (January/February 2014: The Year in Science, 100 Top Stories of 2013)

 

Popular Science

Fold a Paper Robot (November 2015 print issue)

 

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)