Aaron Tremper

Editorial Assistant at Science News Explores

Aaron Tremper is the editorial assistant for Science News Explores. He has a B.A. in English (with minors in creative writing and film production) from SUNY New Paltz and an M.A. in Journalism from the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism’s Science and Health Reporting program. A former intern at Audubon magazine and Atlanta’s NPR station, WABE 90.1 FM, he has reported a wide range of science stories for radio, print, and digital media. His favorite reporting adventure? Tagging along with researchers studying bottlenose dolphins off of New York City and Long Island, NY.

All Stories by Aaron Tremper

  1. Animals

    Splatoon characters’ ink ammo was inspired by real octopuses and squid

    In Nintendo’s Splatoon game series, Inklings and Octolings duke it out with weapons that fire ink. How does this ink compare with that of real octopuses and squid?

  2. Environment

    This chemist uses online videos to teach about the perils of microplastics

    Imari Walker says her journey as a scientist and science communicator lets her talk about and advocate for her passion.

  3. Space

    This physicist hopes to shake up our understanding of space

    Adeene Denton uses a combination of geology, astrophysics and coding to better understand the structure of planets.

  4. Animals

    A tiny microbe inspired this scientist’s big dreams

    Marc Mapalo has discovered three species of tardigrades and studies fossils of these water bears to better understand how their bodies have changed over time.

  5. Climate

    Let’s learn about heat waves

    Heat waves often occur when a high-pressure system lingers over a certain area. These deadly events are on the rise due to climate change.