Bio

Barbara MoranBarbara Moran is an award-winning science journalist committed to covering issues of public health, environmental justice and the intersection of science and society.  She has written for many publications, including The New York Times, New Scientist, Technology Review, the Boston Globe Magazine and the Hartford Courant, and produced television documentaries for PBS, The Discovery Channel, The History Channel and others.  Her first book, The Day We Lost the H-bomb, a narrative nonfiction account of the worst nuclear weapons accident in history, was an Amazon pick of the month when published in 2009, and described as “riveting” by the Washington Post.  The book was shortlisted for the History of Science Society’s Davis Award, and has been optioned for adaptation into a major motion picture. Moran’s investigative work has been featured on NPR, CBC, BBC online, and many other media outlets. She is currently the Senior Science Writer for Boston University’s Research News.

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