Gravity & Cosmology
“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.