POPULAR SCIENCE WRITINGS
Sky and Telescope, Cosmic Relief Column
Venus is Dead: Long Live Venus
Thank Our Lucky Planets: How Planets Really Do Shape Our Fate
Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter: Ten Years Over Mars
The Golden Spike of Tranquility Base
International Space Station: Our Year In Space
Could It Be: Possible Signs of Extraterrestrial Intelligence?
No Need to Feel Lonely
Climate Change & the Big Payback
Sidewalk Wisdom: Isaac Asimov on Biology
Farewell to a Friend
In the Days of the Comet: A comets close passage to Mars reminds us of our own vulnerability
So many worlds, but is anybody home?
Looking Back in Wonder
Cosmology Gets Real
One Galactic Year from Now: Will the Anthropocene be an event, an era, or a transition?
Cosmic Optimism: Our Galaxy is likely to contain an increasingly large number of advanced civilizations.
It’s not about Pluto: Exoplanets are Planets Too!
Search for Intelligent Worlds
My Apologies to Mercury
Days of Powder and Planets
It All Started with Mariner 2
Life on Saturn’s Moons?
Weathering New Worlds
Arsenic and Old Lakes
Requiem for Akatsuki
All These Worlds
The State of Our Alien Affairs
Is there Art on Other Planets?
Planetary Changes of the Fourth Kind
Lunar New Flash: LCROSS Impact
The Dream is Coming Back
The Right Stuff
Familiar Forms on Fried & Frozen Worlds
Bring on the Exo-Earths
Through the Glass, Darkly?
What’s a Planet?
MARS: Feel the Vibe
Monkeying with the World
The Earth-size World Next Door
It’s Full of Moonlets
To Explore the Same Old New Worlds
Back to the Future
Too Many Moons
Another Giant Leap
Revising Earth’s Biography
New York Times
The Big Bang, Op Ed in the New York Times, July 3rd 2005.
Under the Moon, Op Ed in the New York Times, January 13, 2005
Mars At Its Best. Op Ed in the New York Times, August 2003.
“Gifts from the Gods of Space”, Op Ed in the Los Angeles Times, January 3, 2005.
“In the Dark of Space, Enlightenment Waits”. Op Ed in the Los Angeles Times, January 17, 2006.
Inside Enceladus. Nature News and Views. 445:376-377
Venus Unveiled, Astronomy Magazine, June 1997.
When I Heard the Learned Astronomers. Astronomy Magazine,December, 1998.
The 2000 Year Itch. Astronomy Magazine, January 2000.
Is The Truth Out There? SETI and the Science Wars. Astronomy Magazine, April 2000.
Oct 2008 article on the Venus Express Mission
Meeting Venus. Astrobiology Magazine. March 2006.
Pale Blue Dot III: An Astrobiology Field Report. Astrobiology Magazine. November 2006.
A Weeklong Diary of an Astrobiologist, Slate Diary, December 15-19, 2003. Entry 1, Entry 2, Entry 3, Entry 4, Entry 5
“Is Mars Ours?” Slate, January 2004.
“In Search of Planetary Intelligence” Slate, September 2013.
Where is Your Field Going in 2007?. Contribution to Seed. December 2006.
Ghosts of Climates Past. SEED, June 2007, p 34-35.
Who Speaks for Earth? SEED, December 2007 issue., p 68-75
How Long Will We Last?
Global Climate Change on Venus. Scientific American (cover article) , March 1999.
The Harvard Crimson
Space Invaders. Op Ed in The Harvard Crimson, October 2003.
Lost in Space, Natural History Magazine February, 1997.
Venus Unveiled. The Sciences. July/August. 1993.
The Boston Globe
This [War on Terrorism] Isn’t Like The War On Drugs (Friday September 28, 2001.)
Grinspoon, D.H. (2004). The Case for Astrobiological Research of Venus. SETI Institute. Explorer, 1(1). July 2004.
Grinspoon, D.H. (1988). Venus: Bone wet or born dry? The Planetary Report, VIII(6):16.
Grinspoon, D.H. (1997.) A Long Hot Venusian Afternoon. StarDate Magazine, June 1997.