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 has won the AGU David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism and the Institute of Physics/Science and Technology Facilities Council physics writing award. She interned at Science News in 2009-2010.
Lisa Grossman's Articles
- NewsA new study finds the protein responsible for snakes’ sense of heat.
- NewsFlawed crystals could help couple light to matter and may compete with more perfectly ordered materials.
- NewsSouth African rocks suggest that the earliest stages of life on Earth were protected from harmful solar radiation.
- Deleted ScenesThe Mars rover makes a small, but promising, move.
- NewsDifferent brain areas light up when deaf people use American Sign Language than when they gesture.
- NewsSome high-risk areas are easier to manage than others, a new model suggests.
- On the SceneThe galaxy’s central supermassive black hole could smear light to reveal extra dimensions.
- NewsA new study finds that dunes and ridges can form without much wind on the Red Planet.
- NewsExperiments use positive and negative forces to control ice formation at temperatures well below the normal freezing point.