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2021

16 August 2021. “A family connection to the opening and closing of Three Mile Island.” PennLive Letters | Opinion.

23 July 2021. “Are Large-Scale Data Breaches the New Normal?” Physics Buzz, Physics Central. American Physical Society (APS).

20 July 2021. “How the Film Tenet Explores Entropy, Information, and Maxwell’s Demon.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker’s Best Posts of the Week, July 19 – July 25, 2021.

17 July 2021. “Physicists’ Early Dreams of Nuclear Powered Spaceflight.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker’s Best Posts of the Week, July 12 – July 18, 2021.

14 June 2021. “UNESCO Report Summarizes Five-Year Global Science Policy Trends.” Physics Buzz, APS.

02 June 2021. “What’s the price of physics history?” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker’s Best Posts of the Week, May 31 – June 6, 2021.

25 May 2021. “DUNE and the Neutrino Mass Hierarchy Problem.” Physics Buzz, APS.

18 May 2021. “FASER Poised to Further Our Understanding of Neutrinos, Dark Matter.” Physics Buzz, APS.

12 May 2021. “This Flat Pasta Morphs into Surprising Shapes As it Cooks.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker’s Best Posts of the Week, May 10 – May 16, 2021.

5 May 2021. “New Report Finds Power Sector is Halfway to Zero Emissions.” Physics Buzz, APS.

30 April 2021. “Paint by Numbers? Try Paint by Lasers.” Physics Buzz, APS.

15 April 2021. “Physicists Announce First Results of Fermilab Muon g-2 Experiment.” Physics Buzz, APS.

14 April 2021. “A Brief History of LaTeX.” Physics Buzz, APS.

7 April 2021. “The Winding Road to Net Zero Leads Offshore.” Physics Buzz, APS.

1 April 2021. “CDR Primer: Carbon Removal 101.” Physics Buzz, APS.

29 March 2021. “What’s a Hedgehog Got to Do with Condensed Matter Physics?” Physics Buzz, APS.

19 March 2021. “The Solar Farm in My New Pennsylvania Backyard.” Physics Buzz, APS.

10 March 2021. “Hydrogen production and the future of fuel.” Physics Buzz, APS.

2 March 2021. “How Bananas Make Radiation Ap-peel-ing.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker’s Best Posts of the Week, March 1 – March 7, 2021.

24 February 2021. “How to SciComm, According to a Physics Blogger.” Physics Buzz, APS.

17 February 2021. “The ‘No’ Theorems: Physics’ Unbreakable Rules.” Physics Buzz, APS.

10 February 2021. “How Does the Power Grid Work?” Physics Buzz, APS.

4 February 2021. “Critical Reading: Hannah’s Nuclear History Rec List.” Physics Buzz, APS.

28 January 2021. “Physics, Flocks, and Fire Ants.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker‘s Best Posts of the Week, January 25 – January 31, 2021.

19 January 2021. “Are Small Modular Reactors the Future of Nuclear Power?” Physics Buzz, APS.

2020

11 December 2020. “How Imaging Science Reveals Historical Secrets.” Physics Buzz, APS.

19 November 2020. “The Lengthy History of the Meter.” Physics Buzz, APS.

3 November 2020. “The Bayes-ics of Election Forecasting.” Physics Buzz, APS.

28 October 2020. “The ‘Opinion Splitter’: How the Superconducting Super Collider Divided American Physicists.” *Selected as a Runner-Up in the American Physical Society Forum on History of Physics annual Essay Contest.

13 October 2020. “It’s Past Time to Take Out Our (Space) Trash.” Physics Buzz, APS.

8 October 2020. “100 Seconds to Doomsday.” Physics Buzz, APS.

24 September 2020. “The Steps to Closing a Nuclear Power Plant.” Physics Buzz, APS.

14 September 2020. “Chaos, Fractals, and Complexity: Big Ideas in the Science of Roughness.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker‘s Best Posts of the Week, September 14 – September 20 2020.

10 September 2020. “Decrypting the History of Alice and Bob.” Physics Buzz, APS.

4 September 2020. “How to Drive a Car Upside Down: The Physics of Formula One Racing.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker‘s Best Posts of the Week, August 31 – September 6 2020.

13 August 2020. “Samuel Goudsmit and the 1970 Split of Physical Review.” Physics Buzz, APS.

10 August 2020. “Next Steps Taken Toward the Future of Particle Physics in Europe.” Physics Buzz, APS.

28 July 2020. “arXiv-ing the History of Preprints in Physics.” Physics Buzz, APS. *Chosen as one of ScienceSeeker‘s Best Posts of the Week, July 27 – August 2 2020.

13 July 2020. “On Physics Identity and Culture.” Physics Buzz, APS.

8 June 2020. “How Physics Aids COVID-19 Research.” Physics Buzz, APS.

5 May 2020. “Three Mile Island and lessons in crisis communication.” Physics Today.

“Incorporating the Stories of Women, People of Color, and LGBTQ+ Scientists Into the Physics Classroom.” The Science Teacher: Social Justice in the Science Classroom, 26-27. National Science Teaching Association. March 2020.

2019

“Outreach and Engagement at CHP: Resources for Educators and the Public on the History of Science.” 2019 History Newsletter, Center for History of Physics, Vol. 51. 26-27.

“Harvard Project Physics: Curriculum Reform in the Past (And Future?)” 2019 History Newsletter, Center for History of Physics, Vol. 51, 28-29.

5 December 2019. “From Lone Genius to Wisdom of the Crowd: Hyperauthorship in High-Energy and Astrophysics.” Ex Libris Universum, Niels Bohr Library & Archives. American Institute of Physics.

26 November 2019. “The Nobel Prize in Physics: Four Historical Case Studies.” Teaching Guides on Women and Minorities in Physics. Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics.

20 November 2019. “Lise Meitner: Her Life in Modern Physics.” Teaching Guides on Women and Minorities in Physics. Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics.

11 November 2019. “Ben Barres: Neurobiology Pioneer and Champion for Equity in STEM.” Teaching Guides on Women and Minorities in Physics. Center for History of Physics, American Institute of Physics.

7 October 2019. “Three Mile Island: On the 1979 Accident and Its Decommissioning Forty Years Later.” Ex Libris Universum, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Blog, American Institute of Physics.

12 September 2019. “Harvard Project Physics: The Role of History in Science Curriculum.” Ex Libris Universum, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Blog, American Institute of Physics.

22 August 2019. “A More Inclusive Narrative of Physics History.” Ex Libris Universum, Niels Bohr Library & Archives Blog, American Institute of Physics.

“Intersections of Music Theory, Philosophy, and Physics in Fin-de-siècle Vienna.” Master’s Thesis. University of Oregon School of Music and Dance. June 2019.

“Op-Ed: UO Targets the Most Vulnerable.” The Daily Emerald. Eugene, OR. May 30, 2019.

2018

“How Studying Physics Prepared Me for Life Abroad.” Radiations Magazine, publication of Sigma Pi Sigma National Physics Honor Society. American Institute of Physics. Fall 2018 issue.

2017

10 October 2017. “Reflection: My Fulbright Year in Austria.” Lebanon Valley College News.

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