153: Stories behind the science with Sarah Kaplan

Sarah Kaplan of the Washington Post  talks about science reporting. Reporters often tackle topics that are outside their expertise. Sarah explains the methods she uses to get at the truth. She also shares where she would send a billion dollar spacecraft, and tells the story of how a small bird caused a big newsroom debate.  Follow Sarah on  twitter !  Sarah mentioned  this article on jellyfish sleep , and  this article on the kilonova discovery .  Photo by Jessica Contrera.

Sarah Kaplan of the Washington Post talks about science reporting. Reporters often tackle topics that are outside their expertise. Sarah explains the methods she uses to get at the truth. She also shares where she would send a billion dollar spacecraft, and tells the story of how a small bird caused a big newsroom debate.

Follow Sarah on twitter!

Sarah mentioned this article on jellyfish sleep, and this article on the kilonova discovery.

Photo by Jessica Contrera.