About

Stories of science, engineering, and the people who make it all happen.

The weird physics of quantum materials. Subtle molecular dynamics within the human body. The origins and future of our planet. I’m committed to telling the stories of science and the researchers pushing the boundaries of what is known.

As a staff writer at Northeastern University, I have covered labs and researchers working at the intersections of science, health, and engineering. I also have worked with some of the most accomplished minds at the Carnegie Institution for Science, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and NASA to explain esoteric issues about the natural systems that shape life on Earth, as well as the environments of other planets. At Carnegie, I worked closely with planetary scientists to produce news, features, and multimedia that made national and international headlines.

My goal is always to demystify and contextualize scientific research for everyone reading—including the many different publics out there within and beyond the world of science and engineering.

I’m a bilingual writer who grew up in northern Mexico and got started in science communication after attending college in Texas. I hold a master’s degree in science and technology journalism from Texas A&M University.

Listen to me

If you’d like to learn more about me, this 4-min listen for a short-lived project called Voices of Northeastern will help.

rmolar (at) aggienetwork.com