Here’s what I wrote for New Scientist in June: First article (web, assigned, 500 words): http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17271-japanese-probe-set-to-crash-into-moon.html First article of my own initiative (web, 500 words): http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17278-junk-food-gives-crow-chicks-a-weight-problem.html First interactive piece(1200 words and some video/HTML editing): http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17341-explore-how-climate-change-might-affect-the-us.html First bylined print article (400 words): http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20227133.900-health-clues-found-in-big-tobaccos-files.html First story turned around in one day (500 words): http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn17371-us-grandparents-smarter-than-uk-counterparts.html First physics article [...]
Take pity on the poor Space Beast…let these sounds soothe its many hearts. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Google books has now archived every issue of that gold standard of journalism, the Weekly World News. Here’s June 30th, 1981.
It’s been a long time since I posted, but I’m finally set up again, living in San Francisco now, working at New Scientist magazine. In addition to more sounds and beats, I will be posting occasional science pieces as I complete them. Here’s one to start, a climate change map for the US based on [...]