For the past six decades, McElheny has written about many miraculous moments in science, from the lunar landing to the sequencing of the human genome. But he points back to one remarkable experience—witnessing an open-heart surgery—as the spark.
David Corcoran, center, with the New York Times science writers John Noble Wilford and Natalie Angier. Ask just about any journalist — any person, really — who knew David Corcoran, and they will have a story. Each story will be different, but certain words will inevitably surface. Among the most common will be “mentor,” “supportive,” “happy,” […]
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.
Masood’s efforts as a KSJ fellow have now borne fruit in the form of a captivating half-hour audio documentary called Surviving McCarthy, which aired last month on BBC radio.
The 2018-19 Knight Science Journalism fellows arrived on campus last August with big ambitions, and now they’re leaving with even bigger accomplishments. During a three-day Showcase in May, the fellows’ drive, creativity, and journalistic talents were on full display. “I came here in search of the perfect empathy machine,” recalled Pakinam Amer, referring to a […]
During her time as editor of Inside Unmanned Systems, Divis has seen the miniature flying machines evolve into a newsroom must-have. In the midstream of a journalism career that had already taken her to the Washington Examiner, United Press International, and Inside GNSS, Dee Ann Divis decided to start a magazine — about drones. And […]