Science & Technology Journalist. DIY Nerd. Infinitely Curious.
Dave Mosher combines his passions for science, journalism and the do-it-yourself ethos — paired with infinite curiosity — to craft clear, accessible and thought-provoking content for online, print and other platforms.
Mosher is the projects editor of Popular Science, where he's overseeing the magazine's How 2.0 section, embedding himself in the DIY/maker/hacker worlds and developing online communities.
In his spare time Mosher dabbles in photography, video, web development, and graphic design; bikes around New York City; enjoys snooty craft beers; and tests science experiments with his army of nieces and nephews.
Mosher is available for select freelance journalism opportunities and is open to collaborating on genre-defying, world-changing or utterly crazy projects.
- contributed to Wired.com (primarily Wired Science), Wired magazine and served as the community manager of Wired Science Blogs
- hosted The Countdown, Scientific American's space show on YouTube's official Space Lab channel
- freelanced for National Geographic News, Scientific American, Popular Mechanics, Txchnologist and other popular science outlets
- served as editor for The Time Hack project by Matthew Danzico
- curated and helped expand The Simons Foundation's websites, SimonsFoundation.org and SFARI.org
- launched and produced Discovery Space, the Discovery Channel's first exclusive multimedia content hub focused on space and astronomy (now part of Discovery News)
- wrote breaking news and features, covered NASA's robotic spaceflight programs, chased space shuttles and developed multimedia content as a staff writer for SPACE.com and LiveScience.com
- crafted articles for more than 6 million pairs of eyes while assisting with DISCOVER magazine's website
- cultivated inside understanding of public information at Ohio State University Research Communications
- interned with Fermilab public affairs and reported daily news about the world's (then) most powerful particle accelerator while contributing to symmetry magazine
- broke into journalism as a writer, photographer, editor and teaching assistant for The Lantern, Ohio State University's student-run newspaper, and launched its first-ever science section
Dave Mosher grew up in his dad's automotive repair center in Ohio but lives in New York City. He feels weird about third-person references, but uses them for search engine optimization. To e-mail Mosher, click the cartoon face.