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Alexandra Witze

Boulder, CO
Correspondent — Nature Magazine
Covers:  Earth science, planetary science, astronomy, climate, oceans.
Doesn't Cover: Health, medicine, technology, industry, new products.

Correspondent for Nature. Reach me: witzescience-at-gmail-dot-com, or for secure correspondence, awitze-at-protonmail-dot-com.

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An experienced science journalist specializing in the earth and planetary sciences. Co-author, with Jeff Kanipe, of ISLAND ON FIRE, the story of an 18th-century Icelandic eruption that changed the history of science and the history of Europe (Pegasus, 2015).

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@alexwitze — 17,583 followers, 16,677 tweets

Nov 20, 2017

@NessJoseph Some have indeed proposed subsurface life on such worlds. See for instance Alan Stern’s new proposal: 

Nov 20, 2017

@mission_europa @ItsATrappist will be best at answering those questions in 280 characters.

Nov 20, 2017

@LarryNittler @nature Gah, thanks, I’ll find someone who can fix that!

Nov 20, 2017

The interstellar baguette/bullet/monolith/joint is named ‘Oumuamua, which means ‘a messenger from afar arriving first’ in Hawaiian.

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American Geophysical Union David Perlman Award for Excellence in Science Journalism

2016 - News
For an article describing the rise in induced earthquakes in Oklahoma, which have been linked to oil and gas production nearby.