"I believe the future of humanity lies beyond Earth's surface and I want to help make this possible." A conversation with Diana Gentry.

Dr. Diana Gentry, a research scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, studies aerobiology (microbes in clouds), biodiversity, biomaterials, and biological systems. Diana describes herself as at the nexus of both science and engineering where she speaks both languages and translates...

Getting Where You Going: A Summer of Independence and Connection in Washington D.C

Savannah speaks with Dennis about her experience living and working in Washington, DC the summer after her freshman year of college. Savannah discusses her determination to experience somewhere new, and how she was able to make it happen for herself....

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Nosakhere Griggs and Sarah Padgett

Nosakhere Griggs (28) shares with his friend Sarah Padgett (25) about his time growing up and playing in the woods of Atlanta, competitive sports, family, meditative state of fishing, how one achieves, working at a correctional facility and being an...

Snowpack Modeling with Indigenous communities

AnnaClaire Marley is a summer intern at NASA's Ames Research Center investigating snowpack variability in the Navajo Nation. She recently graduated from UC Santa Barbera with a Master’s in Environmental Science and Management studying climate change and environmental data analysis....

“Put the self-doubt aside and just go for it and you'll be really surprised with the outcome.” An interview with Elizabeth Schaeffer

Elizabeth Schaeffer hasn’t followed the most straight-forward route into the geosciences but that’s allowed her to discover the field she most wants to study. She’s a non-traditional undergraduate studying applied geology and talks about recent internships she’s done that have...