Ed Yong

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Birthday
17, 1981
Birthplace
England
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Birthday
17, 1981 (age 38)
Birthplace
England

About

British journalist who is best recognized for his written work in National Geographic and other science journals. He is also known for his blog Not Exactly Rocket Science and for having been a permanent staff member of The Atlantic. 

Before Fame

He earned both his bachelors and masters degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He gained attention as an online journalist in 2009. 

Trivia

In 2010, he received the National Academies Communication Award from the National Academy of Sciences for his online work with Discover's blog group. 

Family Life

He was born in England and later settled in Washington, DC. 

Associated With

Other science journalists also known for having had their work published in National Geographic include Kira Salak and Stephen Alvarez.