Ashley Yeager

Associate Editor, Science News

Ashley Yeager is the associate news editor at Science News. She is fascinated by the stars and the stuff between themso much so that she once worked at one of the world’s largest telescopes and more recently wrote a book about astronomer Vera Rubin. Ashley has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and a master’s degree in science writing from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She enjoys hiking with her dogs, swimming and reading.

All Stories by Ashley Yeager

  1. Planets

    Dwarf planet has water

    This asteroid is spewing water vapor, a new study reports.

  2. Space

    The Milky Way’s ‘flag’ action

    Our galaxy flutters, but astronomers are perplexed as to why.

  3. Space

    Oldest, most distant galaxy found

    Galaxy's light comes from a time shortly after the Big Bang.

  4. Space

    Pretty baby

    Young star rockets out matter that glows.