Nick Greene

Astronomy Expert


  • Electronics tech, software engineer, and web designer who works for the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Engineering Center
  • An experienced journalist who has covered a variety of scientific topics, including space exploration.


Nick Greene is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on astronomy, physics, and the space program over a period of seven years. In addition to working as an electronics tech, software engineer, and web designer for the U.S. Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Engineering Center, Greene is an experienced journalist who covers a variety of scientific topics. His article on the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster has been reprinted in a number of publications, most notably the book Space Exploration: Exploring Science and Medical Discoveries.

He is an amateur astronomer, a member of the Planetary Society, serves as the UN World Space Week Coordinator for the continent of Antarctica, and is the co-founder of the Antarctic Astronomy Society. He is also featured on CNN's story on Antarctica, "Harsh Continent." He has traveled to over 30 countries and all 7 continents, with much time spent in Antarctica.


  • Greene's educational background is in electronics, communications, and computers, with specialties in MS Office and web design
  • Trained in journalism, filmmaking, and software engineering
  • Certified in HTML 3.2 and as a Master in English Vocabulary
Awards and Publications

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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