Alan Boyle


Science Editor,

As's science editor, Alan Boyle runs a virtual curiosity shop of the physical sciences and space exploration, plus paleontology, archaeology and other ologies that strike his fancy. Since joining in 1996, Boyle has won awards from the National Academies, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the National Association of Science Writers, IEEE-USA and other organizations.

He is the author of The Case for Pluto, a contributor to A Field Guide for Science Writers, the blogger behind Cosmic Log — and an occasional talking head on the MSNBC cable channel. He tweets @b0yle."

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