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Stories by Geoff Brumfiel

Russian Meteor Largest in Century

The explosion rivaled a nuclear blast, but the space rock was still too small for existing advance-warning networks to spot

February 15, 2013 — Geoff Brumfiel and Nature magazine

Magnetic Logic Makes for Mutable Computer Chips

A new alternative transistor relies on a semiconductor that can be switched with magnetism instead of electricity. The approach could help make circuitry more malleable and lead to more efficient and reliable gadgets

January 30, 2013 — Geoff Brumfiel and Nature magazine

Fukushima Crisis Is Still Hazy

Chaos and bureaucracy hamper assessment of nuclear crisis

September 7, 2011 — David Cyranoski, Geoff Brumfiel and Nature magazine