February 1, 2023
In any given month, far too much science writing is published than anyone could realistically read. Certainly more than I could. Still, as someone who makes a point of reading and taking brief notes on a few articles most days, I read about as much as I possibly could, especially on topics that particularly interest […]
November 10, 2022
In November 2022, I started writing a weekly science and nature column for the Corvallis Advocate, a scrappy little city paper in the college town of Corvallis, OR. Since my Publications page would get a little crowded if I listed every weekly column there, I've decided to make this a sort of homepage for the […]
September 7, 2021
I've seen my share of wildfire. I've driven past it around Bend, watched it devour the Gorge, and seen it boil on the horizon near the South Coast. But I've never seen a wildfire start, at least not until this week.
August 18, 2018
Twitter has an easily solved Nazi problem, but their unwillingness to solve it is the same as embracing it.
August 16, 2018
I have cancer. Not the kind that will kill me, but that's because I've been picked by our vile system as one of the lucky ones worthy of healthcare.
April 11, 2018
It's been a while since my last post. Things happened. Highlights!
September 30, 2016
Five years on my own. I wouldn't have it any other way.
September 2, 2016
There were many great stories in August, but these four were the ones that floored me.
January 20, 2016
Give the audio version, brilliantly read by J.S. Arquin, a listen.
January 4, 2016
This story had a crooked path to publication, but it got there, and it's got a great home at the relaunched Plasma Frequency magazine.