Storytelling with the Story Collider at Oberon in Cambridge, Massachusetts. June 2017.

Storytelling with the Story Collider at Oberon in Cambridge, Massachusetts. June 2017.

selected publications
A Bird’s Eye View of Quantum Entanglement.” NOVA Next, February 2019.
Seeing “Evolution in Real Time”: Mice Blend in to Survive.” NOVA Next, January 2019.
New Year, New Horizons: NASA Celebrates Most Distant Space Encounter in History.” NOVA Next, January 2019.
The Women of NASA's New Horizons Team Are Breaking Boundaries—in More Ways Than One.” NOVA Next, December 2018.
Google Says It Built A “Superhuman” Game-Playing AI. Is It Truly Intelligent?NOVA Next, December 2018.
Cat Tongues Are Covered in Hundreds of Body-Cooling, Moisture-Wicking Quill Pens.” NOVA Next, November 2018.
Wombats Poop in Cubes. Scientists Are Figuring Out How.” NOVA Next, November 2018.
All-Female Termite Colonies Reproduce Without Male Input.” Smithsonian.com, September 2018.
Do Not Fear the Drones Air-Dropping 50,000 Mosquitoes From Above.” Smithsonian.com, August 2018.
Museum Curators Reflect on the Legacy of the Queen of Soul.” Smithsonian.com, August 2018.
Cancer Is One Worry Elephants Can Feel Free to Forget.” Smithsonian.com, August 2018.
Dads Pass On More Than Genetics in Their Sperm.” Smithsonian.com, July 2018.
It's Not Without Caws That Crows Desecrate Their Dead.” Smithsonian.com, July 2018.

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awards & honors
AAAS Mass Media Science & Engineering Fellow, Smithsonian, 2018
Louis Sudler Prize in the Performing & Creative Arts: Creative Writing, Stanford University, 2013
Levinthal Scholar in Creative Writing, Stanford University, 2013

links
Friends of Joe's Big Idea a supportive community of young scientists across the United States seeking to improve their communication skills.
Science in the News a graduate student organization at Harvard University that trains young scientists to better communicate research to the general public.