January 10, 2019
Colton Peterson, Alan Gorchov Negron, Illan Glaze, and agucentennial@gmail.com

Alan Gorchov Negron and Colton Petersen, we hear their stories of becoming scientists, and their hopes for their continued research and involvement in geosciences. What is the role of an earth scientist? What is the role of climate models? Is...

January 4, 2019
Paru Venkat and Alagappa Rammohan

“When I buy a new book, I don’t start reading the first page. I smell it.” At StoryCorps, we’re used to hearing tales of love. But here’s one of a different sort: a love letter to the written word. Meet...

December 21, 2018
“When I was young I always knew I wanted to be a meteorologist.” An interview Paul Newman

Paul Newman, Chief Scientist for Earth Science at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and the co-chair to the Montreal Protocol, is one of the planet’s top ozone watchdogs – a self-described detective who looks for any chemicals which may deplete...

November 28, 2018 App Interview
A massive journey

My Dad explains his journey from Guatemala to DC and the many changes that came with it.

November 26, 2018
“The sun is the only star that is known to grow vegetables, as my advisor used to tell me.” an interview with Todd Hoeksema

Todd Hoeksema solar physicists and senior research scientist at Stanford University shares his stories about the power of the sun, technology advances and its effects on society and younger generations.

November 23, 2018
Ana Smith-Daley, Roy Daley & Lucy Figueroa

“…Everything was dead. Like if I had landed on the moon.” Fifty years after arriving in the United States from Honduras, Roy Daley sat down with his daughter, Lucy, and wife, Ana, to reminisce about his first Thanksgiving dinner. Produced...

November 9, 2018
Israel Baryeshua & Tiffany Briseño

“Is there one thing that you respect about the way that I see the world?” Israel Baryeshua and Tiffany Briseño come together to talk about how they disagree — and what they have in common — as participants in One...

October 25, 2018
Jennifer Sumner & Kaysen Ford

“It shouldn’t be scary to be who you are.” Kaysen Ford, 12, reflects on some of the most important moments in his life with his mother, Jennifer Sumner. Produced by StoryCorps. Originally aired October 26, 2018, on NPR’s Morning Edition.

October 15, 2018
“Be curious, look up, ask someone” Interview with Padma Yanamandra-Fisher

Padma Yanamandra-Fisher, a research scientist at the Space Science Institute, shares stories of her career in planetary science. She recounts how defining the launch of Voyager was and the significance of the growth in the field since. Padma shares her...