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Helen Fields is a freelance science journalist in Washington, D.C. She writes about frogs, whales, meteorites, airplanes, and whatever else she and her editors can think of. Her freelance work has appeared in Smithsonian, Science, New Scientist, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, among others. Before she started freelancing full time in 2008, she had staff jobs at National Geographic and U.S. News & World Report. A graduate of the U.C. Santa Cruz Science Communication Program, she spends a lot of her free time knitting.

3 responses to “Friday Snapshot: Traveling with Helen Fields”

  1. Kendall Powell


    Shredded fried potatoes? Tea and cake, followed by tea and chocolates? Deliciousness bombs?

    Thanks for living the dream for those of us stuck in our usual boring home offices!

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