Tiffany Means is a science writer based in the Blue Ridge mountains of North Carolina.
Before becoming a writer, she was a meteorologist. Her stories distill science news and concepts in a relatable way, and she is particularly interested in deepening society's understanding of its influence on the atmosphere (and vice versa).
She holds a BS in atmospheric science from the University of North Carolina at Asheville. She has also completed coursework in science writing at Johns Hopkins University. Her writing has appeared in Slate and Live Science, among others.