Jay Bennett

Jay Bennett


How to Train a Sled Dog Team

The Iditarod is one of the most grueling races in the world, covering 1,000 miles of Alaskan backcountry, and the dogs that run it train harder than almost any athlete

Jay Bennett
Mar 14, 2016

Our 10 Favorite Beers of 2015

We sent two intrepid reporters to this year's Great American Beer Festival in Denver, where more than 800 craft breweries from around the country were serving. Here's what they found.

Jay Bennett and Gregory Thomas
Sep 28, 2015

How a Piece of Web Fiction Restarted the Space Race

As Hollywood prepares to release its adaptation of 'The Martian,' author Andy Weir talks about what it would take to send a person to Mars, and what he's got cooking for his next novel

Jay Bennett
Sep 24, 2015

The Extreme Athletes Behind New Horizons

For two members of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, aeronautics and planetary science are only part of their overarching fascination with the natural world. We spoke to them about the unlikely intersection of skydiving, cave diving, and space exploration.

Jay Bennett
Jul 15, 2015