A new study concluded alien life could have spread throughout the recently discovered solar system, TRAPPIST-1.
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I hold a Master of Public Policy with a concentration in Science and Technology Policy from George Mason University, as well as a Bachelor of Science from the College of William & Mary, where I double-majored in Government and Geology and authored two theses.
I have done research for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the Cato Institute, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
I have also worked as an analyst providing research and analytical support for the Department of Energy, the Office of Petroleum Reserves, NOAA, and FEMA.
Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz told attendees of a Thursday hearing the U.S. should start developing space in the near future.
Conservative groups wrote a letter to Congress Tuesday asking lawmakers on the appropriations committee to eliminate a solar subsidy program worth $270 million.
Lawmakers faced off in a Wednesday hearing on proposed legislation to approve a nuclear waste storage facility in Yucca Mountain, Nevada.
Security guards at nuclear power plants will soon be prohibited from carrying handguns, according to a Wednesday statement by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
China and the European Space Agency (ESA) announced Wednesday a possible partnership to build a base on the moon.
Doctors could use “artificial wombs" to save premature babies, according to new research published by scientists with the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.
The Department of Energy gave a Texas-based energy company permission Tuesday to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries with which the U.S. does not have free trade agreements.
NASA released a new image of its $8.8 billion James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that is currently being assembled in Greenbelt, Md.
A Harvard physician thought the recent "March For Science" looked more like a religious event than one to promote the value of the scientific method.
One medical researcher believes a soon-to-be-developed malaria vaccine will "save hundreds of thousands of lives" every year if used with improved prevention and treatment methods in poor countries.
A prominent environmental justice activist claims he was “assaulted, roughed up, and detained” by a Washington, D.C., cop Saturday at the March For Science and his fellow marchers ignored it.
A comet may have struck the Earth in approximately 10,950 B.C., according to a new study published Monday by archaeologists from the University of Edinburgh.
Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, isn't contaminating groundwater in West Virginia, a study published Monday by scientists at Duke University concludes.
Germany's Green party is very unpopular and in a precarious position, according to the results of a new poll published Sunday.
President Donald Trump called NASA astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) Monday to congratulate them for breaking a record.
An upstate New York local official has promised "no quarter" in his town's battle against a planned wind power farm that has Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo's support.
A new report ranking countries with "the most environmentally friendly people" shows the greenest nations are also some of the poorest in the world.
Immigration is a major driving force behind environmental destruction, according to an old school environmentalist who heads up an immigration group.