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BETSY MASON

Freelance Science Journalist

 
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FEATURED WORK

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ELECTION MAPS ARE EVERYWHERE. DON'T LET THEM FOOL YOU.

The New York Times
October 30, 2020

CURBING IMPLICIT BIAS: WHAT WORKS AND WHAT DOESN'T

Knowable Magazine
June 4, 2020

THE TOPOGRAPHY OF DISEASE

Scientific American
January 29, 2019

WHY YOUR MENTAL MAP OF THE WORLD IS PROBABLY WRONG

National Geographic
November 16, 2018

 

MORE SELECTED STORIES

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SOLAR GEO-ENGINEERING SHOULD BE PART OF THE CLIMATE CRISIS SOLUTION

Knowable Magazine
September 16, 2020

WHY SCIENTISTS NEED TO BE BETTER AT DATA VISUALIZATION

Knowable Magazine
November 12, 2019

TOTAL RECALL: A BRILLIANT MEMORY HELPS CHICKADEES SURVIVE

Knowable Magazine
September 5, 2019

MAPPING THE HEART OF THE GRAND CANYON

Outside
February 26, 2019

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WHEN MARS HAD CANALS

Book Excerpt
October 30, 2018

IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM, WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE PROMISCUOUS?

Science News
August 13, 2018

END OF THE RAINBOW? MAKING MAPS READABLE FOR COLOR-BLIND PEOPLE

Scientific American
August 9, 2018

MAJOR NEW ZEALAND QUAKE SUGGESTS HIGHER CHANCES OF 'BIG ONES' ELSEWHERE

Science
March 23, 2017

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THE UNDER-APPRECIATED MAN BEHIND "THE BEST GRAPHIC EVER PRODUCED"

National Geographic
March 16, 2017

VIRTUAL REALITY HAS A MOTION SICKNESS PROBLEM

Science News
March 7, 2017

WHAT MARS MAPS GOT RIGHT
(AND WRONG) THROUGH TIME

National Geographic

October 19, 2016

UNPRECEDENTED DISRUPTION TO ATMOSPHERE'S PACEMAKER

Science
September 8, 2016

 

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