November 28, 2018 app
A massive journey

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

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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October 15, 2018
“Be open-minded in the research and in the people that you’re collaborating with, and to opportunities.” Interview with France Lagroix

France Lagroix, Research Scientist at Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris and AGU Leader share stories of her passion and the value of paleomagnetism. She talks of the discovery during her Ph’d research where she developed a novel application...

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October 5, 2018
Duane Topping & Jamie Topping

“So much of the world is just noise. And for me, it is that noise that brings the anxiety.” Duane Topping served three tours in Iraq. Coming home, he suffered from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, but found comfort from an unexpected...

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August 11, 2018
“I spent my childhood driving around the most beautiful place in the world”: An Interview with Jim Pizzuto

For Jim Pizzuto, a career in science was never the plan. His father was a landscape painter, and he grew up surrounded by art and the majestic landscape paintings that his father produced. By the time he entered college, he...