Growing potatoes on Mars, new superconductors to revolutionize computing, robots that fly like a bat. Research comes at us in many forms. And in many forms, I get to cover it all.

I’m Roberto, a science writer, and recently debuted illustrator. Thanks for visiting!

The Short Version

I’m currently a science reporter at News@Northeastern in Boston, MA, where I cover  cutting-edge research in science, health, and engineering. Before, at the D.C.-based Carnegie Institution for Science, my visuals were featured in the likes of The New York Times, The Washington Post, and National Geographic. Other stories for NASA also appeared in major media. And I also have contributed to the American Chemical Society’s ChemMatters, the International Space Station’s UPWARD, and NOAA’s