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…


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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…

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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Tales from rail

This is a diary of my fieldwork for my masters’ thesis in environmental science. I’m trying to assess the likely impacts of climate change on coastal communities in developing countries. Feel free to ask any questions by leaving a comment.


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


Q&A: Dr John Hunter

The man who wants to shoot the Moon

John Hunter is a man who knows about space guns. During the mid-90s he was in charge of Project SHARP, a gas…


Space Guns

A history of the least subtle way of getting into orbit

Rockets have been seen as the best way to get things into space ever since Robert Goddard


Cloud Index: Cumulonimbus

Thunder, hail and lightning

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