Sharon Weinberger

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Sharon Weinberger is a former National Security Editor at The Intercept, with a focus on science and technology issues.

Most recently, she was a fellow at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C., where she was working on a history of the Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. She has been a Knight science fellow at MIT, an international report project fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, a Carnegie fellow at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, and an Alicia Patterson fellow. Her writing on military science and technology has appeared regularly in Nature, BBC, Discover, Slate, Wired, and the Washington Post, among other publications. She is the author of “Imaginary Weapons: A Journey Through the Pentagon's Scientific Underworld” (Nation Books, 2006) and a forthcoming history of DARPA (Knopf).