Monthly Archives: September 2013

My latest in the New Yorker: Liquid Fuel, From the Sun

I wrote about a new kind of scientific lab, where researchers from many disciplines are working together to create a working prototype of a solar fuel generator. The idea is to use sunlight to convert water into a hydrocarbon fuel, …

Getting people to think about deep time

I had an amazing time talking to the New York Times‘ Andy Revkin about deep time and climate change for his blog, DotEarth. Andy is one of my heroes — he does top-notch scientific reporting on the environment, and on …