Kyle Plantz is the editorial assistant at Science News. He has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with minors in history and political science from Boston University. Before joining Science News, Kyle was a political reporter for NH Journal where he covered State House news and the 2016 presidential election in New Hampshire. He has written for The Hill, IJ Review, The Boston Globe, and The Daily Free Press. He also has experience covering climate change and the environment for the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

All Stories by Kyle Plantz

  1. Suez shipping canal
    Ecosystems

    50 years ago, invasive species traveled the Suez Canal

    Hundreds of Red Sea species used the Suez Canal to migrate to the Mediterranean Sea, leading to the decline of some native species.

  2. solar eclipse 2017
    Science & Society

    How science and society crossed paths in 2017

    In 2017, Science News covered the science events that everyone was talking about.

  3. a moon rock
    Astronomy

    50 years ago, a spacecraft discovered oxygen in moon rocks

    In 1967, scientists dreamed of lunar processing plants to turn moon rocks into oxygen.