Katie Mack

Theoretical astrophysicist Katie Mack is an assistant professor of physics at North Carolina State University, where she is also a member of the Leadership in Public Science Cluster. She has been published in such publications as Scientific American, Slate, Sky & Telescope, Time, and Cosmos, where she is a columnist.

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Despite warnings by biologists and geneticists, eminent individuals and venerable institutions helped promote a false theory that led to sterilizations and genocide.

Fossilized cell remnants in 3.4 billion-year-old bedrock are from primitive microbes. 

Frog hoppers piercing plants with their mouthparts produce negative pressures exceeding a megapascal. 

An Okinawa citrus species arose two million years ago when the Ryukyu archipelago disconnected from Asia.