Published Articles

Author Rebecca Boyle is available for events, media appearances, or book clubs

Rebecca’s reporting has appeared in Scientific American, The Atlantic, The New York Times, Quanta, Smithsonian Air & Space, Parade, Nature, Science, Distillations, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, National Geographic, Aeon, Ars Technica, Discover, Hakai, New Scientist, and many other publications. She has been a guest on Vox’s Unexplainable podcast, Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal, KERA talk show Think, and St. Louis Public Radio, among other broadcast media. Rebecca holds a degree in history from Colorado State University.


Rebecca Boyle Astronomy Journalist - Scientific American

Scientific American

Satellite Constellations Are an Existential Threat for Astronomy

Growing swarms of spacecraft in orbit are outshining the stars, and scientists fear no one will do anything to stop it.

Rebecca Boyle Astronomy Journalist - New York Times

New York Times

50 Years Ago, NASA Put a Car on the Moon

The lunar rovers of Apollo 15, 16 and 17 parked American automotive culture on the lunar surface, and expanded the scientific range of the missions’ astronaut explorers.

Rebecca Boyle Astronomy Journalist - The Atlantic

The Atlantic

The Dark Side of Light

Beneath the surface of one of Germany’s deepest lakes, researchers are studying the hidden effects of artificial light.

Rebecca Boyle Astronomy Journalist - Quanta


Standard Model of Cosmology Survives a Telescope’s Surprising Finds

Reports that the James Webb Space Telescope killed the reigning cosmological model turn out to have been exaggerated. But astronomers still have much to learn from distant galaxies glimpsed by Webb.

The New Yorker
The New Yorker
Author Rebecca Boyle is available for events, media appearances, or book clubs

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