In January, Judy Foreman (‘90) celebrated the launch of her third book, “Exercise is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging,” published by Oxford University Press. In the book, Foreman delves into the latest research on evolutionary biology, exercise physiology, and the emerging field of geroscience to unravel exercise’s myriad effects on the brain, muscles, […]
Former fellows Pakinam Amer, Magnus Bjerg, and Jeff DelViscio were part of a team that used artificial intelligence to conjure a tragic alternate history of the Apollo 11 moon mission.
Tim De Chant (‘19) arrived for his Knight Science Journalism fellowship with a vision: He didn’t want people to just talk about climate change, he wanted them to be able to do something about it. So he began laying the groundwork for Future Proof, a “Consumer Reports for the climate generation” that would help people lower […]
A year after its release, Marcia Bartusiak’s (‘95) recent collection of essays “Dispatches from Planet 3” is still reaping new plaudits. In October, the anthology was named a co-winner in the books category of the American Institute of Physics’ Science Communication Awards. Bartusiak will share the award with David Hu, who was recognized for “How […]
Ann Gibbons (‘88) was named the winner of the American Geophysical Union’s David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism, for her Science magazine piece “Eruption made 536 ‘the worst year to be alive.’” The prestigious Perlman award is given annually to a science news story published under deadline pressure of one week or less. […]
A Q&A with KSJ alumnus Yves Sciama (’14), who, as co-chair of the World Conference of Science Journalists programming committee, helped lead the effort to assemble a diverse, compelling lineup of panels and speakers.