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
- News in BriefAboard a microgravity plane, NASA is testing gecko-inspired grippers that one day could help clear up space junk.
- Science TickerThe European Space Agency has green-lighted the Laser Interferometer Space Antenna, expected to launch in 2034.
- NewsThe final catalog from the Kepler space telescope splits Earthlike exoplanets into two groups and pinpoints 10 new rocky planets in the habitable zone.
- NewsA serendipitous eruption during a solar eclipse showed relatively cool blobs of plasma, wrapped in a million-degree flame, streaming from the sun.
- NewsJupiter formed within the first million years of the solar system, according to meteorite measurements.
- News in BriefGalaxy surveys show the Milky Way lives in a vast cosmic void, which could help ease tensions between ways of measuring how fast the universe is expanding.
- NewsA measurement so precise Einstein thought it couldn't be done has demonstrated his most famous theory on a star outside the solar system for the first time.
- NewsJust a swish of the carbohydrates in an energy drink can increase muscle performance, a study suggests.
- NewsInspired by a classic particle physics experiment, researchers get water droplets to condense by shooting a light beam skyward.