About Jenny

Jenny Marder has more than 15 years of experience working for newspapers, television and digital media. Her writing has appeared in Science Magazine, Scientific American and other publications, and her work has won awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, the California Newspaper Publisher's Association, the Association of Health Care Journalists and the Gracies. She holds a master’s degree in science writing from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Jenny's Recent Stories

Science Jul 26

Soyuz Rockets Prepare for Liftoff From New Spaceport

This fall, Russian Soyuz rockets are expected to begin launching from Europe's spaceport in French Guiana, headquarters of France's Ariane satellite-launching rocket program. This will mark the first time that a Soyuz launcher will lift off from a spaceport other…

Science Jul 20

NASA’s Space Shuttle Program: 30 Years of Flight

Atlantis and her four-member crew have been cleared for their historic return to earth on Thursday. Landing is scheduled for 5:56 ET. As NASA's final shuttle prepares for its final landing, we look back at the 30-year program.

Science Jul 06

Wrinkled When Wet: Accidental or Adaptive?

Fingers wrinkled after an afternoon snorkeling. Photo by notanyron via Flickr Creative Commons Beachgoers know it well. You soak in the sea or the tub long enough, and your waterlogged fingers get puckered and funny looking. But why do our…

Science Apr 26

Just Ask: Why Does Antimatter Matter?

The STAR detector at Brookhaven National Laboratory. This week, a team of researchers from the Brookhaven National Laboratory announced they had discovered helium's twin particle, antihelium-4, the heaviest antimatter nucleus observed yet. So what does that mean, and why do…

Latest News