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Shannon Hall

Shannon Hall is hooked on three things: the smell of freshly ground coffee beans, the feeling of enthrallment while traveling solo, and the wonders of the Universe. She earned her B.A. from Whitman College in physics-astronomy and philosophy and her M.S. from the University of Wyoming in astronomy. She’s currently a freelance science journalist and will continue to share the stories strung throughout the Universe.

July 17, 2015

A powerful light source probes the universe's darkest secrets

June 3, 2015

A government-sponsored scientific panel called for more research on geoengineering — here’s why we shouldn’t even consider it

April 13, 2015

A chemist flies through smoke plumes to better understand global warming

November 12, 2014

Stymied scientists disagree about how to drive home global warming lessons

October 4, 2014

A new study looks at survival of the fittest in an increasingly warm world

September 25, 2014

New elevation models of Greenland and Antarctica’s ice caps show an undisputable glacial melt

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