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My stories run the gamut from the birth of the universe to nearby supernova explosions to the history of recorded sound before Edison. Read through my archive for the latest news and feature stories since 2012. For now, here’s a sample of my work:


Peering back until nearly the dawn of the universe–Nobel-prize worthy research confirms inflation theory (Nature, 2014)

BICEP2; Credit: Steffen Richter/Harvard University

BICEP2; Credit: Steffen Richter/Harvard University


Supermassive black hole about to devour a cosmic snack (New York Times, 2014)

Simulation of G2, a gas cloud, encountering Sagittarius A*, a large black hole at the center of our galaxy. Credit: New York Times

Simulation of G2, a gas cloud, encountering Sagittarius A*, a large black hole at the center of our galaxy. Credit: New York Times