Monica Kortsha writes about science and society.
Her stories include a look into how the silkworm became a genetically modified organism that fits every definition of the term; a feature on the mission to drill into Chicxulub, the crater left by the asteroid that wiped out the dinosaurs; and a profile on the man behind GRACE, the twin satellites that monitor Earth's climate by measuring changes in gravity.
She is currently a science writer at The University of Texas at Austin Jackson School of Geosciences, and the Associate Editor of the school's annual magazine, Newsletter. She frequently contributes articles to the university's Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences and the Department for Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics.
She is the founder and editor of the zine Vector.
Let's talk: mkortsha-at-gmail.com