Lucas Laursen

I am a journalist covering global development by way of science and technology. I write for Scientific American, Rethink, and many other magazines. I have lived in and reported from the US, UK, Switzerland, and Mexico. I now live in Madrid, Spain. Here are my datelines:

I’ve been a freelance journalist since 2007. I also translate from Spanish to English and do some editing and communications consulting. I have taken short breaks to intern at Nature and play archaeologist. Before that I studied astrophysics at Harvard and spent a few summers writing for the Let’s Go travel guidebooks. Along the way I’ve:

…and written a LinkedIn profile. You can reach me on mail@lucaslaursen.com.

Journalist covering global development by way of science and technology.