Gravity & Cosmology
“Algorithms Aid Search for Source of Spacetime Rumbles”: A new, automated telescope search program in Arizona called SAGUARO hopes to catch neutron stars in the act of colliding, for IEEE Spectrum on Aug. 28, 2019
“Black Holes Bumping in the Night: LIGO "Hears" Gravitational Waves With Increasing Sensitivity”: Technological enhancements to the Nobel Prize-winning detectors include ultra-efficient mirrors and “squeezed” laser light, for IEEE Spectrum on Apr. 30, 2019.
• Rules of attraction: Why it’s time to rethink how gravity works. A cover story for New Scientist magazine, Mar. 18, 2017. Fresh suspicions have reopened the case against dark matter, forcing a fundamental rethink of the familiar force that keeps our feet on the ground
* A story about new tests of gravity theories that eliminate dark matter. Published in New Scientist online on Dec. 15, 2016
* A story about alternative perspectives on Cosmic Microwave background radiation. Published in Nautilus online, July 13, 2014.
* "The Gravity Probe B Bailout." Perhaps the most sophisticated satellite ever flown was nearly doomed by a tiny error, and NASA planned to end the experiment. But with a little creative fund-raising, the project may have bought enough time to prove its worth. Feature article for IEEE Spectrum on Oct. 1, 2008.