Nicholas St. Fleur

Nicholas St. Fleur

Nicholas St. Fleur is a former assistant editor at The Atlantic.

The 500-Pound Fireball Over Pittsburgh

NASA captured video of a bright meteor blazing through the morning sky this week.

New York City Subways Are Covered in Microscopic Pizza

Also: tiny particles of bubonic plague, anthrax, and dysentery.

Tourism to Antarctica Could Be Making Penguins Sick

One group of researchers found 20 different pathogens on 15 pairs of travelers' boots.

Scenes From a Ferguson Protest in New York City

"I’m so fatigued that I don’t even know if I have space to be angry.”