Robert Irion
Robert Irion

Robert Irion directs the Science Communication Program at the University of California–Santa Cruz.

Mysteries of the Universe
Feb. 5 2014 10:34 AMPluto WinsIt may not be a planet, but Pluto explains the whole solar system.
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus
Aug. 28 2015 12:31 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 1 2015 12:20 PM Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.