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 model suggests that comets also come from the inner Oort Cloud and offers a way to resolve a massive problem about the early solar system.
- NewsNew images show the nearby star system's inner beauty.
- NewsTeam finds 33 merging galaxies with 'waltzing' black-hole pairs, suggesting the phenomenon is more common than thought.
- NewsHoned measurements show age overshot by amount significant to earliest stage of formation.
- NewsAstronomers say this discovery and others suggest that finding habitable planets is 'only a matter of time.'
- NewsSurveys, tests of college students shows how surroundings can 'communicate a sense of belonging' or 'exclusion.'
- NewsDebris from K-T impact could have been heat source and heat shield.
- NewsDiscovery of a distinctive channel and new calculations of possible water movement suggest a fast and furious flow formed the sea.
- NewsObservations of a ‘homeless’ quasar suggest new ideas for galaxy formation.