Duncan Geere

Gothenburg-based freelance science, technology and culture journalist. Tall, but forever looking up. Email me at radio.edit@gmail.com.


Tips on becoming a writer

How to start out in one of the toughest professions


A friend of mine emailed me earlier asking for tips on becoming a writer. I jotted…


A Submarine With Gills


In May 2012, in a pool at the London School of Diving, Danish freediver Stig Severinsen set a world record for the longest breath held voluntarily underwater — a…


The Ghost Inside Your FM Radio


Norway is the first nation in the world to announce a plan to turn off its FM transmitters in favor of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB) technology, marking the…

Publications edited by Duncan Geere

A home for people fascinated by the world above our heads. Curated by @duncangeere. This collection is no longer accepting submissions.

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Sunset

Inspiring stories about the people and places that are building our future. Created by Steven Johnson, edited by Ian Steadman & Duncan Geere

Tales from rail


Sunset

Looking Up will no longer be publishing on Medium


Since launching in November 2013, Looking Up has published a lot of great pieces of writing.


Cloud Index: Mammatus

The weirdest cloud you’ll ever see


Welcome to the Cloud Index — a regular feature on Looking Up where we profile a type of cloud, explaining…


Far Out

Exploring the outskirts of the solar system


We know a remarkable amount about Mars — our nearest interplanetary neighbour. There are two rovers on its surface…


Unexpected Teleconnections

Spooky action at a distance in our atmosphere


Physicists who study quantum mechanics have a concept called “quantum entanglement”…


Cloud Index: Fractus

Ragged shreds hanging below the cloudbase


Welcome to the Cloud Index — a regular feature on Looking Up where we profile a type of cloud…


Interviews Complete

Zanzibar Research Diary: Day Nine


Read the seventh part of my field diary: Up the Coast


Crossing the Bay

Zanzibar Research Diary: Day Eight


Read the seventh part of my field diary: Up the Coast