The 1,500-square-foot townhouse was built in 1996 in the Anacostia neighborhood.
Mr. Osborne has been a senior editor at Science magazine. He also has been a senior director at American Association for the Advancement of Science.
He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Dundee.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 4,155 home sales in Washington in 2008, with a median sales price of $375,000.
Address: 2107 15th Street SE
Buyer(s): Sonya Flowers and Ian Osbourne
Seller(s): Edna F Farmer
Sale date: Sep. 23, 2009