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
- NewsExperiments use positive and negative forces to control ice formation at temperatures well below the normal freezing point.
- NewsDry and blowing in the breeze, rotifers are safe from a deadly fungus — and perhaps from the vulnerabilities presumed to accompany asexual reproduction.
- NewsSix years into its 90-day mission, NASA’s rover becomes a lander
- NewsIsotope catcher could safely store waste from power plants.
- NewsTelecommunication cables could give early warnings of giant waves.
- NewsA deep-sea gastropod’s natural shield may offer ideas for human protection.
- NewsObjects hitting water can move air at the speed of sound.
- NewsTricky measurements of flow reveal that air moves through the animal in one direction.
- NewsA new model suggests how protoplanets kept a safe distance from the sun.