Heather Goss joined Eos as the editor in chief in 2018. She has been a science and news editor since 2006, most recently at the Smithsonian Institution. She was previously the managing editor of local news site DCist.com and a freelance science writer; before that she was a practicing lawyer. Heather is also the founder of the 501(c)(3) arts organization Exposed DC. She has a B.A. in nonfiction writing with a minor in astrophysics from Ohio Wesleyan University and a law degree from American University’s Washington College of Law.