Adam Voiland is a science writer for the NASA Earth Observatory, a website that covers Earth’s climate and environment through the lens of satellite imagery. Some topics he regularly covers include meteorology, air quality, wildfires, geology, and climate change. He also helps maintain the Earth Matters blog and the Earth Observatory’s social media presence. In 2016, he authored The Alphabet from Space (Quercus) and ABCs from Space (Simon & Schuster).
Aside from NASA, his work has most recently appeared in The Huffington Post, Runner’s World, Earth, and Streetsblog Capitol Hill. Before writing for NASA, he was a medical reporter for U.S. News & World Report, where he covered environmental and men’s health.
In 2005, Voiland graduated from Brown University with a degree in geology-biology. In 2014, he earned a master’s degree in science writing from Johns Hopkins University. He grew up in Western Massachusetts along with a vegetable farm, two older brothers, and a younger sister. He is the proud father of two children and currently lives with his wife, an abstract painter, in Washington, D.C.