Los Angeles Times

Deborah Netburn

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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

  • #ET94: 'Look, everyone! That's ginormous!'

    #ET94: 'Look, everyone! That's ginormous!'

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 11:20 A.M. deborah netburn #ET94: 'Look, everyone! That's...

  • Update on: Space shuttle tank move: Huge crowds emerge for #ET94

    Update on: Space shuttle tank move: Huge crowds emerge for #ET94

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 10:24 A.M. deborah netburn He's been bugging me to see...

  • #ET94 preparing to make big turn from Arbor Vitae Street onto La Brea Avenue

    #ET94 preparing to make big turn from Arbor Vitae Street onto La Brea Avenue

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 10:23 A.M. deborah netburn #ET94 preparing to make big...

  • 'I want to touch it! It looks so furry!' #ET94 in Inglewood

    'I want to touch it! It looks so furry!' #ET94 in Inglewood

    Space shuttle tank move: ET94 arrives home May 21, 2016, 9:11 p.m. The fuel tank arrived at Exposition Park at about 6:15 p.m. It sailed through its route from Marina Del Rey to the California Science Center, arriving far ahead of schedule. 10:16 A.M. deborah netburn 'I want to touch it! It looks...

  • Found: First-ever evidence of comets beyond the solar system orbiting a sun-like star

    Found: First-ever evidence of comets beyond the solar system orbiting a sun-like star

    Just as we have grown accustomed to stories of increasingly small planets being discovered around distant stars, along comes a new study that ups the ante. This week, for the first time ever, scientists have announced evidence of icy comets orbiting a sun-like star about 160 light-years from Earth....

  • Why male spiders need to get their game on -- or die

    Why male spiders need to get their game on -- or die

    During courtship, males of the spider Pisaura mirabilis offer a prey wrapped in silk to the female as a nuptial gift. It sounds awfully chivalrous, but researchers say the behavior is not as selfless as it sounds.  Scientists have hypothesized that nuptial gift-giving proves a male's fitness as...

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