Rachel Swaby

RACHEL SWABY is a freelance journalist. Her work has appeared in the Runner’s World, Wired, O, The Oprah Magazine, New Yorker.com, Afar, and others. She is a senior editor at Longshot magazine, the editor-in-chief of The Connective: Issue 1, a former research editor at Wired, and a past presenter at Pop-Up magazine. She lives in Brooklyn. Visit her online at RachelSwaby.com.

Articles by Rachel Swaby

52 Women Who Changed Science – and the World

According to her obituary in New York Times, Yvonne Brill made a mean beef stroganoff . Only after a loud, public outcry did the Times amend the article so it would begin with the contribution that earned Brill a featured spot in the paper of record in the first place: "She was a brilliant rocket scientist." Oh right. That.
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