I'm a journalist in Los Angeles writing about astronomy, culture, and Southern California. I am also a student and researcher at UC Irvine in Psychological Science I was recently a graduate student researcher at UC Berkeley in the astronomy department. I worked on the modelling and theory of gamma-ray burst afterglows. I recently graduated Brown University with an Sc. B. in Physics and English. I worked in dark matter and solar research in physics, and in the nonfiction writing program in English. I completed a thesis for each subject and was granted Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude upon graduation.
By Max Genecov, Grist
Nearly a quarter-century after winning millions from PG&E, the 'Erin Brockovich' town continues its fight for clean water. Assuming Izbicki’s work is accepted by PG&E and a concrete goal and timeline are set for the cleanup efforts, loyalists here think they can drum up local interest in the town.