Maria Temming

Assistant Editor, Science News for Students

Maria Temming is the assistant editor at Science News for Students. Maria has undergraduate degrees in physics and English from Elon University and a master's degree in science writing from MIT. She has written for Scientific AmericanSky & Telescope and NOVA Next. She’s also a former staff writer at Science News.

All Stories by Maria Temming

  1. Animals

    This tiny animal is apocalypse-proof

    Microscopic animals called water bears can survive nearly any kind of apocalypse, from asteroids and nuclear war to exploding stars.

  2. Climate

    Hotter air may lead planes to carry fewer passengers

    Global warming could force airplanes to carry a lighter load on each flight. This could mean fewer passengers can fly on each plane.

  3. Planets

    Hot, hot planet sets sizzling new record

    Astronomers have discovered an odd new exoplanet. Called KELT 9b, is the hottest non-star known.