Rebecca Boyle is an award-winning freelance journalist in Saint Louis, Missouri. She is a contributing writer for The Atlantic and a frequent contributor at FiveThirtyEight. Rebecca is also a member of the group science blog The Last Word on Nothing. Her work regularly appears in New Scientist, Aeon, Wired, Popular Science, and various other publications for adults and kids, and has been anthologized in the Best American Science & Nature Writing.
Rebecca was a 2013 journalism fellow at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo., and a 2011 Ocean Science Journalism fellow at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Woods Hole, Mass. She is the recipient of numerous other fellowships and awards, but the best one is her certificate of attendance from Space Camp.
A former newspaper reporter, Rebecca is mostly interested in astronomy, physics, deep time and climate change. Occasionally, she also writes about neuroscience, U.S. monetary policy, and other interesting things. She was once a guest on The O’Reilly Factor.
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