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Hanneke Weitering Vargas
Works at SPACE.com
Attended New York University
Lives in New York, NY
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Science Journalist
Skills
Adobe suite of programs including Premiere Pro & Photoshop, editing, copy editing, social media, basic coding (HTML, CSS, C++), data analysis, Microsoft Excel, WordPress, fluent in Dutch, conversational German, physics, astronomy, mathematics, counting change quickly, hoop dancer, cat whisperer
Employment
  • SPACE.com
    Staff Writer/Producer, 2016 - present
  • Scienceline
    Physical Science Editor, 2014 - 2015
  • Scholastic
    Editorial Intern, 2015 - 2016
  • MedPage Today
    Editorial Intern, 2015 - 2015
  • Joint Institute for Computational Sciences
    Science Writer (Intern), 2013 - 2014
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New York, NY
Previously
Knoxville, Tennessee - Hellevoetsluis, The Netherlands
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Journalist & science nerd in NYC. Loves physics, space & cats.
Education
  • New York University
    M.A. Journalism, 2014 - 2015
    Science, Health & Environmental Reporting
  • University of Tennessee
    B.S. Physics, 2010 - 2014
  • Oak Ridge High School
    2006 - 2010
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212-703-5832
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150 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

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Watch how France sent the first cat into space. Kinda cruel but also pretty cool!
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Hey Hanneke i clicked one picture ofsupermoon. If you like it please tell.
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To boldy go where no kitty has gone before
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Professor Astrocat has a new app!
Download on the App Store today! Sign up to the Astro Cat Space Programme and join Professor Astro Cat and his sidekick Astro Mouse on a fact-filled mission to find out all about our solar system.
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April Fools! In a response to critics who believe NASA is photoshopping their content, here's a comical take on an Astronomical Image Enhancement Engineer whose main job is to remove the feisty felines who live in Space.
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Take a photo tour of Juno's amazing first close-up view of Jupiter in this gallery.
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The NASA mission launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on September 8, 2016. If all goes according to plan, the mission will study the asteroid and return a sample to Earth . Read more about the launch
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The Cat From Outer Space: A must-see for every cat-loving space nerd <3
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I loved this movie as a kid. I caught my cat watching it with me. After that I was certain he was a space cat. 
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In zero gravity, kitties don't always land on their feet!
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In this space wallpaper, the well-named Cat’s Paw Nebula lies in the constellation of Scorpius.
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Leo the lion isn't the only cat prowling the evening sky right now.
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Former bandmate-turned-astrophysicist Brian May makes the announcement on YouTube.
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NASA’s OSIRIS REx mission is on its way to an asteroid! The sample-retrieval mission won't reach its target until 2018, and the sample won't return to Earth until 2023.
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