Bonnie Berkowitz

Washington, D.C.

Graphics reporter

Education: B.S. in Journalism, University of Kansas

Bonnie Berkowitz is a reporter in the Graphics department who focuses on Health & Science topics but has reported and written for nearly every section. She came to The Post as Sports design director in 1995 from The Miami Herald and previously worked at the Orlando Sentinel, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and South Florida Sun-Sentinel (back when it was the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel).
Latest from Bonnie Berkowitz

NASA hit an asteroid in case Earth really needs to knock one away later

A spacecraft that NASA launched last year should smash head-on into an asteroid on Monday, ideally changing the space rock's orbit. It is a test in case Earthlings really need to move an incoming asteroid someday.

September 26, 2022

What is storm surge?

Massive walls of water sometimes do more damage than a hurricane's winds. Here are answers to your questions about storm surge.

September 26, 2022

Understanding the symbolism in the queen’s funeral processions

Scepter, orb, crown -- what does it all mean?

September 15, 2022

    We built a fake metropolis to show how extreme heat could wreck cities

    Extreme heat grounds planes, stops trains, wrecks roads, breaks pipes and generally creates havoc, especially in places that are used to cooler temperatures.

    August 11, 2022

      A quiz about your lousy chances of winning Mega Millions

      The Mega Millions jackpot is over $1 billion, and each ticket’s odds of winning Friday’s drawing are 1 in 302.6 million. How bad are those odds?

      July 28, 2022

      How Novavax is different from other coronavirus vaccines

      Novavax is new in the covid-fighting arsenal, but it uses the same technology as more established vaccines. Here's how it differs from Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson.

      July 13, 2022

      How the Watergate scandal broke to the world: A visual timeline

      Here is how the Watergate story was revealed to the public, connection by connection, leading from a mysterious break-in all the way to President Richard M. Nixon.

      June 13, 2022

        Quiz: Do you know the sweaty truth about these common fitness myths?

        Many things we've been told about exercise are just wrong. See if you can identify the tidbits of truth in this interactive quiz about exercise myths.

        May 18, 2022

        Majority of women ages 15 to 44 would face new post-Roe abortion limits

        If Roe v. Wade fell, trigger laws in 13 states would immediately outlaw abortion in nearly all cases. In addition, 14 other states appear ready to enact bans and more restrictive laws. Here's what data tells us about who gets abortions in this country.

        May 4, 2022
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        Why the Russian military is bogged down by logistics in Ukraine

        Russian forces have firepower but face the burden of moving supplies.

        March 30, 2022