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LA, NY & Colorado
Freelance Journalist — Freelance
Covers:  culture, digital journalism, science, arts
Doesn't Cover: meat, wu-wu, sports, terrorism

Freelance journalist, Space.com contributor. Blogger & social media strategist for @milehipi

What was your first job as a journalist?

Wrote an article for The Fly --- a Fringe NYC journal about off-off-Broadway theater.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

As a kid.

How is social media changing news?

I don't know. I'm not much of a new person. But at least it doesn't alienate me the way it did. Since I consume it now. Sort of.

6 Early-Career NASA Scientists Gain a Top Presidential Award

space.com — NASA can claim six recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers this year - an award considered among the highest for early-career researchers. President Barack Obama announced 105 new award winners on Feb. 18, includingsix researchers from NASA or NASA-affiliated universities. Their research explores planetary protection, nanodevices, self-healing metals and more.

NASA Wants to Send Your Art to an Asteroid

space.com — Is your art truly out of this world? Aspiring artists will have a shot at getting their work blasted into space and delivered - in digital form - to the asteroid Bennu on the upcoming OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. OSIRIS-REx, which stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer, will launch in September to visit the asteroid and bring a sample back to Earth.

NASA's Top Chef: High-School Teams Compete to Cook Astronaut Food

space.com — Last month, high-school students from around the country came to NASA's Langley Research Center in Virginia for the second High School Students United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) space-food challenge . The Feb.

Powerful Black-Hole Wind Ruffles Spiral Galaxy

space.com — A huge, windy swirl of gas - usually found in the largest, most active galaxies - commands the center of a spiral similar to the Milky Way and may disrupt the galaxy's star formation process, new research shows.

Pluto's Blue Bands Get High-Resolution Makeover

space.com — Pluto's blue bands shine spectacularly in the highest-resolution image yet of the dwarf planet's atmosphere. Shown in approximate true color, the band of blue haze is actually a mosaic of four panchromatic images captured by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI), juxtaposed with four-color data from the Ralph/Multispectral Visible Imaging Camera (MVIC), as the New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto on July 14.

The Right Stuff, Online: Space Agency Crowdsources Astronaut Test

space.com — Want to help the European Space Agency (ESA) crowd-test its astronaut selection? A new website lets the public take part in an online astronaut-selection test, which the European Space Agency (ESA) will use to refine the way it chooses astronaut candidates.

Private Investigators and Honeytrapping

pursuitmag.com — Is honeytrapping an effective way to test the loyalty of your partner? Susanna Speier investigates. Although it has been associated with everything from espionage to gold digging, Urban Dictionary's #1 definition of " honey trap " is a scenario "where a woman pays another woman to flirt with her boyfriends to see if he flirts back, a way to check if her boyfriend is faithful."

NASA's Europa Mission Will Hunt Down Moon Dust

Sherlock Holmes on Halloween

milehi-pi.com — By Susanna Speier Denver Private Investigator Blogger The first collection of the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, on display now at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (DMNS) was published on October 31, 1892. The book was dedicated to the man who inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to create Sherlock Holmes, Dr. Joseph Bell.

horror movie with a solidly represented private investigator

milehi-pi.com — By Susanna SpeierDenver Private Investigator Blogger Spoiler Alert - plot points get revealed in this article If you want to see a great horror movie featuring a private investigator portrayed with professional integrity this Halloween, go see Crimson Peak, directed by, Guillermo del Toro.
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Mar 24, 2016

RT @Slate: Parents need to listen to their kids when it comes to social media sharing: slate.me/1Zw7RTu pic.twitter.com/J8X68Xde42

Mar 23, 2016

@wjchat Susanna Speier. Freelance journalist. I also blog & manage social for @mil@milehipic#wjchat

Mar 23, 2016

RT @milehipi: Looking for journalists turned private investigators to interview for a new feature story. Tweet us if you know someone!

Mar 11, 2016

6 Early-Career NASA Scientists Gain a Top Presidential Award shar.es/1CMZC9 via @ShareThis


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