Lisa Grossman

Lisa Grossman

Physical Sciences News Editor, New Scientist
Lisa Grossman

Lisa Grossman decided she wanted to be an astronomer when she was 8 years old, but got sidetracked after college by an inability to specialize. She is currently the physical sciences news editor at New Scientist. She holds a BA in astronomy from Cornell and a graduate certificate in science writing from UC Santa Cruz, and her work has appeared in New Scientist, Wired.com, Science News, and other publications. Last year she received the IOP-STFC Physics Journalism Prize for a story about the epic quest for natural quasicrystals. She lives in Cambridge, MA with her partner and a dark matter cat