Category: Science & Health

This is what wind on Mars sounds like

Last week, after a harrowing 6.5-minute self-guided descent, NASA’s InSight lander touched down on Mars to begin its two-year investigation of Martian geology. And today, we learned the lander has sent back what, according to NASA is, the first-ever audio dispatch from Mars: a recording of the sound of the wind on the Martian surface. […]

Advice for aspiring explainer journalists

One of the ongoing agonies of being a journalist is that aspiring journalists frequently write you and ask for advice: “What would you say to a young journalist starting out? How do I break into journalism?” I call it an agony not because it’s an annoyance, not because there’s anything wrong with it, not because […]