Whether he’s standing on a frozen lake in Siberia or pondering the implications of the famous double-slit experiment, Anil Ananthaswamy takes concepts to the edge of the map, where scientific understanding and philosophy meet.
An accomplished science writer and podcast host, Bethany Brookshire is spending the 2019-2020 academic year at MIT as a Knight Science Journalism Fellow, studying human-animal interactions at the urban and suburban interface. And it all began a decade ago, as she tells it, with a surreptitious lunchtime excursion.
Leys’ reporting at The Des Moines Register has covered a vast range of topics, from in-depth health reports vital to everyday Iowans, to presidential campaign stories that grab national attention. But for most of his reporting career, his primary focus has been mental health.