Hanneke joined the team at Space.com in the summer of 2016 as a staff writer and producer. She’s a self-proclaimed science geek with a background in physics and a passion for all things out of this world! She has also written for Scholastic classroom magazines, MedPage Today, Scienceline, and Oak Ridge National Lab. After earning a degree in physics from the University of Tennessee in her home town of Knoxville, she moved to New York City and earned her graduate degree in science, health and environmental reporting from New York University. To keep up with Hanneke’s latest work, follow her on Twitter, Google+, or Facebook.