In addition to providing interviews for a number of news articles, broadcast news stories, and documentaries, I have written three articles for The Conversation, "a nonprofit, independent news organization dedicated to unlocking the knowledge of experts for the public good." Articles published in The Conversation are then freely distributed across thousands of news outlets worldwide. 

The articles appear below from newest to oldest. Clicking on the image or the title of the article will open a new page with the article on The Conversation website.

What is a Dwarf Planet?

Published in The Conversation for their Curious Kids series on April 4, 2022. Republished online by, Astronomy Magazine, the Houston Chronicle, and other news outlets. Translated into Bahasa Indonesia.

A Brief Astronomical History of Saturn's Amazing Rings

Published in The Conversation on August 14, 2019. Republished online by EarthSky, Inverse, Universal Science, Curiosity,, and other news outlets. Translated into Spanish and published in El Pais newspaper in Spain.

Young Americans Deserve a 

21st-Century Moonshot to Mars

Published in The Conversation on July 15, 2019, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. Republished online by, Business Standard (India),, the Houston Chronicle, and other news outlets.

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