Our struggle is not an emotional concern. We are not burned out. We are being crushed by an economy that has bafflingly declared working parents inessential.
Shannon HallI never imagined when my husband and I decided to have a family that I would have to choose between my career and my daughter. In fact, when I expressed any concerns along those lines to colleagues, I was clobbered. That was before covid.
There is a certain beauty in the expanses of public space, now vacant amid the pandemic, these photos from around the world show. There is also a reminder: True beauty comes when the builders roam the built.
Shannon HallThis is the story I've been waiting for. It's such a powerful way to depict these surreal times. Though I'd also like to see a look inside our homes.
A member of a team that is to fly research missions as part of the Mosaic expedition has tested positive for the virus in Germany.
Shannon HallAfter a misleading report on how #Covid_19 has impacted the @MOSAiCArctic expedition, here is a much clearer story: nytimes.com/2020/03/11/cli…. I cannot stress how important it is to write stories like this. If something is going to be misinterpreted, head it off in the beginning.
When freelancer Douglas Fox examines his work in search of stories worth submitting to journalism competitions, he likes to focus on ones that left an impression on his own life. “When I’m thinking about what story to submit (or whether …
Shannon Hall'Tis the season to apply for science journalism awards. At a loss? Check out this compilation of tips from frequent award winners!
Soot, noise, and light from icebreaker threaten observations
Shannon HallIn the Arctic, it was hard to ever feel truly isolated. The ship's horn would blast when you needed to climb aboard. It often reeked of diesel. And even the night sky was blotted out. The massive ship was unavoidable — in measurements too. Read more below.
A thicket of red tape and regulations have made it difficult for volcanologists to build monitoring stations along Mount Hood and other active volcanoes.
Shannon HallI am so excited to see this story finally online! It originated two years ago and spent a good chunk of this summer pushed to the side of Apollo. But it's here now! Thanks @michaelroston for editing it beautifully.
Astronomers will soon take their first glance at the atmosphere of a distant exoplanet. Sarah Hörst is writing the guidebook for these exoplanetary explorers, one that will reveal what a distinctive atmosphere says about the world underneath.
Shannon HallI had a lovely time interviewing @PlanetDr for @QuantaMagazine. Check it out to learn more about how she fights against sexual harassment and simulates exoplanet atmospheres in the lab!
A half-century ago, three containers of lunar samples were set aside, to await study by more advanced technology. Their time has come.
Shannon HallMy latest story for the @nytimes dives into the moon rocks that have been sealed for the last 50 years. NASA has finally decided the time has come to open them, selecting nine teams to garner their long-hidden secrets
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Journalists Shannon Hall and Douglas Fox have been awarded top honors from the American Geophysical Union for their reporting in the Earth and space sciences. AGU recognizes freelance journalist Shannon Hall with the 2018 David...
Shannon HallI'm completely jazzed (and still surprised) to announce that one of my @sciam stories was honored with @theAGU's David Perlman award! Special thanks to @ClaraMoskowitz who edited the story, plus all the scientists that spoke with me.