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Evan Thomas

Digital Content Producer

Evan covers technology and the Internet and produces all sorts of video content for Newsy and its partners. The Colorado native splits his time between coffee, videogames and bicycling; but has elected to not worry about splitting his music time — instead he just wears headphones eighteen hours a day.

  Recent Work
Star Wars merchandise
Getty ImagesEntertainment

40 Years Ago, In A Galaxy Far, Far Away...

Juno spacecraft flying by Jupiter
NASASci/Health

Juno's First Results Show Us Jupiter Is One Seriously Angry Giant

Collapsed permafrost
U.S. Geological SurveySci/Health

Climate Change Is Melting The Arctic Ice Out From Under Our Buildings

A virtual reality therapy game
Newsy StaffSci/Health

How Virtual Therapy Can Lead To Real-World Healing

A parrotlet hops to a new perch
Diana Chin, Lentink LabSci/Health

Before Birds Could Fly, Dinosaurs Had To Learn To Hop

A wild snow leopard in India
Snow Leopard ConservancySci/Health

How Harsh Habitats Shaped Snow Leopards' Genes

Model trachea implants made from silicone
O'Bryan et al. / Science AdvancesSci/Health

Hold It Together: The Delicate Work Of 3-D Printing Soft Tissue

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover selfie
NASA JPL/CaltechSci/Health

Why Do We Treat Our Spacecraft Like They're Humans?

The curiosity rover on Mars
NASASci/Health

Celebrate The Martian New Year To Fill That Springtime Holiday Void

Otters play a pipe organ
Smithsonian's National ZooSci/Health

Music Keeps The Mind Sharp — Even If You're An Animal In A Zoo

A crack in the Larsen ice shelf seen from the air
NASASci/Health

The Probable Fate Of One Of Antarctica's Largest Ice Shelves

A giant larvacean
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research InstituteSci/Health

Filter-Feeding Plankton Clean Carbon Out Of The Oceans

self-folded shapes on display
Rob Felt, Georgia TechSci/Health

Self-Folding Origami Could Lead To Self-Folding Robots

Water-splitting materials ready for testing
California Institute of TechnologySci/Health

Copying The World's Greenest Energy From Nature

An archaeological dig in California
San Diego Natural History MuseumSci/Health

When Did Humans Get To America? New Find Pushes Debate Back 100k Years

A worker catches fish in the Everglades
U.S. Environmental Protection AgencySci/Health

The EPA Panicked Scientists With A Warning About Government Shutdown

A poster at the March for Science in Washington, D.C.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

Science May Not Be Political, But The March For Science Sure Was

Marchers for science in Washington, D.C.
Newsy StaffSci/Health

What Motivates People To March For Science?

Collecting plastics in the Arctic Ocean
© Anna Deniaud / Tara Expeditions FoundationSci/Health

The Arctic Ocean Now Has Its Own Garbage Patch

Radar images of near-earth asteroids
NASA Jet Propulsion LaboratorySci/Health

The Asteroids You Should Keep An Eye On This Year

A man running
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Exercise Is Contagious — Especially If You Already Like It

Giant shipworm removed from its shell
MARVIN ALTAMIASci/Health

This 5-Foot 'Worm' Lives In A Shell And Runs On Sulphur

An octopus on the seafloor
National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationSci/Health

The Ocean Floor Is Full Of Useful Metals — But Also Fragile Ecosystems

An ocelot crossing sign in Texas
Jeff B / CC BY 2.0Sci/Health

A Border Wall Would Be Bad News For Wild Cats

Leafcutter ants
Ross Elliott / CC BY 2.0Sci/Health

Ants Have Been Running Sophisticated Farms For 30 Million Years

A robot and its human minders
Getty ImagesTech

How Robots And Humans Can Peacefully Coexist

Karl Jansky and the first radio telescope
NRAO / AUI / NSF / CC BY 3.0Sci/Health

The Cosmic Discoveries We Make When We're Not Trying

Toy man being bitten by dinosaur
Kevin Dooley / CC BY 2.0Sci/Health

So How Nutritious Is A Human Being, Anyway?

A flu vaccination, CO2 emissions and an early human skull
Getty ImagesSci/Health

Attacks On Mainstream Science Are Getting Louder Under Trump

Plankton spearing its prey
Dr. Urban TillmannSci/Health

Lowly Plankton Have Evolved Sophisticated Harpoon Guns