Sharon Weinberger

Sharon Weinberger

Sharon Weinberger is a freelance national security reporter focusing on science and technology issues. She is a contributing reporter for Wired's national security blog, Danger Room, and her writing on military science and technology has also appeared in Nature, Discover, Slate, Wired magazine, the Washington Post Magazine and the Financial Times. She is the co-author of A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry (Bloomsbury) and the author of Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld (Nations Books). She has been a Nation Institute Investigative Fellow, International Reporting Project Fellow, Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and a Carnegie Newhouse Legal Reporting Fellow. She received her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University, and holds an M.A. from the University of Pittsburgh's Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies from Yale University. Last updated July 2017


Gaza Power Strip

The Palestinian power plant has endured bombings, embargoes and blockades: can it ever fully power Gaza’s grid? Weinberger takes a look at the engineers who try to keep the lights on in that war-torn region.


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