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Randy Showstack

Washington, D.C.
Senior Writer, EOS News
Covers:  science policy, space science, earth science, climate change, energy, federal science agencies, stem education, environment

Senior staff writer for Eos.org focusing on policy, politics, and discovery in the areas of Earth and space science and environmental issues.

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As senior writer for Eos, the newspaper of the Earth and space sciences published by the American Geophysical Union, my journalism beat encompasses breaking news and enterprise articles about policy, politics, and discovery in the areas of Earth and space science and environmental issues. Coverag...

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@RandyShowstack — 668 followers, 2,853 tweets

Oct 19, 2017

RT @billmckibben: It's true that icecaps are melting, coral bleaching, etc--but we did make it onto Jeopardy last night, so there's s…

Oct 19, 2017

RT @neiltyson: I still think there should be a dinosaur named the Thesaurus. And I imagine Thesaurus Rex would be badass with wordplay.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

I liked using a slim manual typewriter and was proud to purchase and lug home a hefty electric model.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Journalists have a key role in seeking and reporting about the truth in whatever story they are working on.

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

I was news editor of my high school newspaper. My biggest interview there was with Muhammad Ali, who visited the school.