Christopher Crockett

Interim Astronomy Writer

Christopher Crockett is the interim astronomy writer. A freelance science writer and editor based in Arlington, Va., Crockett was the astronomy writer at Science News from 2014 to 2017. He has a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of California, Los Angeles.

All Stories by Christopher Crockett

  1. Astronomy

    Pulsar pulverizes an asteroid

    The steady beat of a pulsar may occasionally be interrupted by collisions with asteroids.

  2. Astronomy

    Relic of early universe found nearby

    A galaxy little changed since the dawn of the universe shows up in our celestial neighborhood.