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Jennifer Hackett

Jennifer Hackett is a graduate of the College of William and Mary, where she studied physics and history. She’s always been fascinated by science but writing and communication have been her specialty; working as a science journalist enables her to pursue her passion while utilizing her skills. She particularly enjoys writing about the intersection between science and politics, and enjoys any excuse to bring up nuclear topics or the Manhattan Project. When not writing about things like space probes or weird particles, she enjoys sewing, video games, and anything involving atomic culture.

July 17, 2015

A powerful light source probes the universe's darkest secrets

June 26, 2015

Not all mushroom clouds are nuclear, but that doesn’t mean any old boom will do

March 9, 2015

There’s more to making a soap bubble than a breath and a wand

February 13, 2015

If you think this is just about Pluto, you’re thinking too small

February 9, 2015

The debris littering this historic island is just a tiny part of a global littering problem

January 2, 2015

A newly authorized park hopes to make the forgotten history of the atomic bomb public knowledge

November 11, 2014

Walter Isaacson’s “The Innovators” and the restoration of women to their rightful place computing history

 
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