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I'm a science writer in Nashville, Tennessee, who covers math, physics, astronomy and cancer research. I work from a converted office shed in my backyard. I also teach an undergraduate class in science communication at Vanderbilt University.
My work has appeared in Scientific American, Discover, New Scientist, onEarth and Science News for Students. I've received a AAAS/Kavli science journalism award, and my work has been recognized by awards from the Association of Health Care Journalists and the American Society of Journalists and Authors. My feature article on the longest math proof in history appeared in the 2016 volume of Best American Science and Nature Writing.