Science Writing - Master's Degree
In 2013, the School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences merged the Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies with the Comparative Media Studies program, creating the Comparative Media Studies/Writing section. This merger therefore also brought two master's programs -- one in comparative media studies, the other in science writing -- under the same roof.
Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies theses can be found here.
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)A few blinks of an eye. The time it takes a hummingbird to flap its wings 80 times. For a photon of light to travel from Los Angeles to New York and back almost 40-fold. The second has been there since the literal dawn of ...
Plague on the Prairie : the fight to save black-footed ferrets from the West's most insidious disease (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)When a single remaining population of black-footed ferrets was discovered in Meeteetse, Wyoming in 1981, scientists had one last chance to save North America's only native ferret from extinction. Though the discovered ...
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2020)The U.S. Mexico border is a challenging place to survive for a Sonoran pronghorn. Nearly two decades ago, this endangered species faced near extinction in it s only home, an embroiled, increasingly shrinking habitat in ...