Posts by Julia Rosen

Julia Rosen

Julia Rosen is a freelance science writer and PhD student at Oregon State University. She received a Bachelor’s degree in Geological and Environmental Sciences from Stanford University before beginning her doctoral research on polar ice cores and climate change. In between, she did her “Master's” in backpacking around the world and skiing. Julia is a periodic contributor to Oregon State’s research magazine, Terra, and helps write blog content and develop learning modules for Visionlearning.

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February 12, 2013

For Darwin’s Birthday, Scientists Reconstruct an Important Evolutionary Ancestor

Two hundred and four years ago today, Charles Darwin was born in Shrewsbury, England. He grew up, of course, to become the father of evolution –— the first to propose a robust, testable scientific hypothesis to...

January 25, 2013

Image of the Week: Lake-Effect Snow Buries the Midwest

  If you live in Michigan, this photo may not surprise you. You are probably hunkered down, patiently waiting while the bitter Arctic wind tears across the state, leaving behind a deep wake of snow. If...

January 10, 2013

Citizen Scientists Help the Shale Network Address Fracking Concerns

  “Our species needs, and deserves, a citizenry with minds wide awake and a basic understanding of how the world works.” –Carl Sagan At the fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), Susan Brantley of...

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