Latest from Jonathan Newton

Biden defeats Trump: What I learned | How to be a journalist

Washington Post journalists reveal what they learned covering the 2020 presidential campaign, and preview what to watch for in 2021
  • Dec 22, 2020

The year in American spaceflight

The U.S. space program hit key milestones — but also experienced a series of delays and setbacks.
  • Dec 28, 2019

Some of our favorite places to sit, to think, to relax, to recharge.

Some of our favorite places to sit, to think, to relax, to recharge.
  • Oct 22, 2019

As the rockets return, Florida’s Space Coast is ready for the economy to take off, too

With private companies racing into space, the once-sacrosanct stretch of Florida coast is experiencing a new and surprising revival.
  • May 16, 2019

Scenes from Nationals Park on Opening Day

The Washington Nationals opened their season against the New York Mets
  • Mar 28, 2019

In the Netherlands, ice skating is ‘in the DNA.’ A warming climate could change that.

The Elfstedentocht, a race more beloved than the Olympics, faces extinction from climate change.
  • Mar 7, 2019

Carter Kieboom, Nationals’ top prospect, carries a family legacy

Carter Kieboom always wanted to be the best in a baseball family. As the Nationals’ top prospect, soon he’ll get his chance.
  • Feb 14, 2019

Across the Arctic, lakes are leaking dangerous greenhouse gases. And one lake is behaving very strangely

Maybe it’s just an anomaly – or maybe it’s something worse
  • Sep 24, 2018

Companies in the Cosmos: The new space race

NASA lost its ability to launch humans from U.S. soil when the space shuttle retired. Now, companies and billionaire entrepreneurs are defining a new space age.
  • Sep 11, 2018