Deborah Netburn

Writer

Deborah Netburn is a science reporter for the Los Angeles Times. She began her journalism career at the New York Observer in 1999, and has covered residential real estate, rich kids in Manhattan, entertainment, home and garden, national news, and technology. She has worked at the Los Angeles Times since 2006.

Recent Articles

  • Elusive Philae lander spotted on Rosetta's comet one month before mission's end

    Elusive Philae lander spotted on Rosetta's comet one month before mission's end

    Talk about timing! Cameras aboard the European Space Agency’s Rosetta orbiter have spotted the elusive Philae lander tucked into a dark crack on the jagged surface of Comet 67-P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, just weeks before the end of the mission.  On Sept. 30, the ESA plans to send the Rosetta orbiter...

  • Armed man arrested after 8-hour standoff in Commerce

    Armed man arrested after 8-hour standoff in Commerce

    An armed man was arrested Monday morning after an eight-hour standoff with police at a commercial site in Commerce.  The situation began before 9 p.m. Sunday when California Highway Patrol officers noticed a green GMC pickup truck being driven erratically in northern Orange County.  Suspecting...

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