Kat Long

Kat Long is a freelance journalist covering science, history, and culture. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Scientific American, Smithsonian.com, Slate, and other publications in the US and Canada. She lives in New York City.



Kat's Contributions

NASA Is Getting the “Before” Picture of the World’s Threatened Reefs

The CORAL mission, launching this month, is getting the big picture view of the Pacific’s coral reefs. 

Trashing the Capitol’s Christmas Tree

The US capital’s Christmas tree is decorated with marine debris.

Life Bustles in the Long Arctic Night

The Arctic’s sunless season is far busier than anyone imagined.