Sarah Schlieder

Sarah Schlieder

Sarah Schlieder


Sarah Schlieder is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago where she studied science journalism. She has worked at prestigious research facilities, including NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center and Johnson Space Center, and Argonne National Laboratory. Sarah currently serves as a science and technology reporter for Newsy. In this role, she reports on the latest news in science, tech and health. Sarah is committed to engaging the public in the extraordinary scientific breakthroughs made every day. To communicate science is to shed a new light on a fascinating world. Sarah’s work educates and informs the public about the science that impacts our daily lives and benefits us most.

Recent Work
Person holding cellphone with both hands in lap

Digital Mental Health Therapy Is Improving, But It's Still Not Perfect

Artist's rendering of 2 neutron stars colliding

What The Latest In Gravitational Waves Tells Us About Neutron Stars

Ozone hole at its maximum

Something Might Be Keeping The Ozone Layer From Healing Itself

Father holding newborn child

No, Parenting Likely Won't Make You Miserable

Person holding gun with both hands

Some Physicians Want Gun Violence Labeled A Public Health Issue

Massive black hole

The Super-Massive Mystery Of Super-Massive Black Holes

An Anthony's poison arrow frog sitting on a leaf

How Do Poisonous And Venomous Animals Resist Their Own Toxins?

Bulldozer in front of sand mine

Sand Wars: Illegal Mining Is Making One Natural Resource A Lot Rarer

Earth from space

If Aliens Exist, How Would They Find Earth?

NOAA's Gulfstream IV-SP flying into a hurricane

These Planes Fly Into Hurricanes To Study Them

Up-close view of Jupiter's auroras at its north pole

NASA's Juno Might've Found Where Jupiter's Powerful Auroras Come From

Millions of galaxies

AI Can Do An Astronomer's Job 10 Million Times Faster

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Turning Trash Into Biofuel Might Not Be As Green As You Think

Graph comparing the number of members of Congress to those congressmen with STEM degrees.

Should More Scientists Hold Public Office?

Babylonian clay tablet with mathematical trig formulas

This Ancient Babylonian Tablet Dates Trigonometry Back 3,700 Years

Dead trees

It's Getting Harder And Harder For Trees To Bounce Back From Drought

Full moon

Moon's Magnetic Field Lasted A Billion Years Longer Than We Thought

New primate species skull

A 13-Million-Year-Old Skull Might Fill A Gap In Ape Evolution

African elephant in the jungle with zebras in the background

As Habitats Shrink, There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Elephants

Four cube-shaped microbots about to capture a live cell

These Microscopic Robots Could Lead To More Precise Medicine

U.S. lights as seen from space

Department Of Energy Turns 40 With An Uncertain Future Ahead

Stars and galaxies in the universe

New Neutrino Experiment Might Help Us Find Dark Matter

Characters of '13 Reasons Why'

Did '13 Reasons Why' Really Have An Effect On Teen Suicide?

Eye-controlled glasses

New Smart Glasses Let You Get Things Done With The Blink Of An Eye

Slug-inspired surgical glue

Surgical Glue Inspired By Slug Slime Could Mend Your Broken Heart

Milky Way galaxy

The Milky Way Might Have Borrowed Matter From Other Galaxies

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Sperm Count Is Declining In Western Men, And Scientists Don't Know Why

Man holding debit card in one hand

Buying Happiness Might Be As Simple As Paying For Spare Time

Non-photosynthesizing red plant with several small flower buds

These Plants Don't Photosynthesize; They Eat Other Plants

Pile of tree logs

How Do You Stop Deforestation? Pay People Not To Cut Down Trees