Lisa Grossman is the astronomy writer for Science News. Previously she was a news editor at New Scientist, where she ran the physical sciences section of the magazine for three years. Before that, she spent three years at New Scientist as a reporter, covering space, physics and astronomy. She has a degree in astronomy from Cornell University and a graduate certificate in science writing from UC Santa Cruz. Lisa was a finalist for the AGU David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism, and received the Institute of Physics/Science and Technology Facilities Council physics writing award and the AAS Solar Physics Division Popular Writing Award. She interned at Science News in 2009-2010.

All Stories by Lisa Grossman

  1. Life

    Golgi’s job stretches it thin

    Researchers have pinpointed the protein that gives a cell’s control room its shape and also keeps it functioning.

  2. Earth

    Darwinopterus points to chunky evolution

    A newly discovered pterosaur had the legs of its ancestors and the head of its descendants.

  3. Physics

    Entangled photons make better messengers

    Quantum effect allows light to carry information farther for computing and encryption