Camille Carlisle spends her days thinking about black holes, space missions, and various astronomical gobbledygook. She is the science editor at Sky & Telescope
magazine, where she oversees feature articles on all aspects of the science of astronomy, from Martian weather to Big Bang cosmology. She also writes feature articles herself, covers astronomy news for S&T
's website, and works with the art director to create infographics for the magazine. She shares her passionate fondness for black holes in her blog, The Black Hole Files
. In 2021 she received the Jonathan Eberhart Planetary Science Journalism Award
for her May 2020 cover story, "Rugged Worlds."
Before joining S&T
's staff in 2011, Camille worked as the fact checker at Science News.
Thesis: Heart of Darkness