Amina Khan

Writer

Amina Khan is a science writer covering a broad range of topics, from Mars rovers to linguistics to bio-inspired engineering — but she’s perhaps best known for her repeated and brutal attacks on the office snack table. She surfs and snowboards in her spare time.

Recent Articles

  • Feathered baby dinosaur tail found trapped in amber

    Feathered baby dinosaur tail found trapped in amber

    While browsing amber markets in Myanmar, scientists discovered the feathers and partial tail of a tiny baby dinosaur that lived some 99 million years ago. The find, described in the journal Current Biology, offers a rare window onto the structure and organization of dinosaur feathers — one that...

  • Cassini sends back intriguing pictures of Saturn from new ring-grazing orbit

    Cassini sends back intriguing pictures of Saturn from new ring-grazing orbit

    Talk about a glamour shot! NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has completed the first of its ring-grazing orbits and snapped stunning images of the strange hexagon-shaped jet stream at Saturn’s northern pole. With less than a year left to go in its mission, Cassini’s new orbits mark the start of special...

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