Kiona N. Smith /

Science correspondent

Kiona is a freelance science journalist at Ars Technica. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Texas A&M University and has written for Air & Space, Astronomy, Discover, Gizmodo, Hakai Magazine, Popular Mechanics, and the Washington Post. Kiona is currently based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she shares her office with a border collie, a gecko, and a wildly impractical number of books. When she's not at her desk, she's typically knitting, playing tabletop RPGs, or getting hopelessly lost in a local bookstore.