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Thomas Sumner

Washington, DC
Staff Writer, Simons Foundation

Science communicator and journalist. Staff writer for @SimonsFdn. Formerly @ScienceNews. Science geek, technology lover, Pokémon hunter. Tweets my own.

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Thomas Sumner is a science journalist who covers the Earth sciences beat for Science News Magazine in Washington, D.C. His work has appeared in such publications as Fox News, the San Jose Mercury News, the Daily Mail, Science Magazine and LiveScience.

Thomas previously interned at Science Magazin...

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@SumnerScience — 1,124 followers, 1,370 tweets

Nov 13, 2017

The strongest gravitational waves in the universe (formed by merging supermassive black holes) will be found within 10 years, new research predicts @SimonsFdn @FlatironCCA

Nov 09, 2017

RT @QuantaMagazine: What is space? Peel back the layers of space-time in our interactive experience:

Oct 26, 2017

Yellowstone spawned twin super-eruptions that altered global climate, cooled oceans by 3 degrees  via @geosociety

Oct 20, 2017

RT @NatureNPS: #BatWeek starts Tuesday! (A red bat backflips to catch a few moths. Credit: Jesse Barber/Boise State University)…

Oct 19, 2017

RT @borenbears: NOAA says expect warm winter for most of US, but not as toasty as last 2; Wet up north; dry down south…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Intern for the Inside Science News Service

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but I make tooo many ttypos forit to be worthwhle.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Danny Concannon from The West Wing.