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Joshua Sokol

GPSW 2015

Joshua Sokol

Astronomy, natural history

Joshua Sokol is an award-winning science writer with work appearing in Astronomy, The Atlantic, ESPN the Magazine, Hakai, Mosaic, New Scientist, NOVA Next, Quanta, Science, Scientific American, Smithsonian, The Wall Street Journal, and Wired.

Josh majored in English Literature and Astronomy at Swarthmore College, before working as a data analyst for the Hubble Space Telescope. In 2014, he came to MIT GPSW, where he was a CASW Taylor-Blakeslee Fellow. He currently freelances from Boston.

Thesis: The Reef at the End of the World

Recent Publications Include: