Siri Carpenter

Siri Carpenter is a freelance journalist based in Madison, Wisconsin.

All Stories by Siri Carpenter

  1. Kate Rubins
    Science & Society

    Biologist Kate Rubins’ big dream takes her to the space station

    Molecular biologist Kate Rubins led a 14-person virology lab before becoming an astronaut. She heads to the International Space Station on June 24.

  2. painting of person alone

    Adults with autism are left to navigate a jarring world

    Researchers are beginning to study ways to help adults with autism navigate independently, get jobs and find friendship.