Mary Arnett and Joseph Held

Joseph "Joe" Held (38) interviews his mother, Mary Anne Arnett (70), about her unique childhood, in which she spent her summers exploring the Coronado National Forest with her siblings while her father studied the Oenimiad beetle.

Life During the Covid-19 Pandemic of 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has given me many struggles, but has also given me a sense of optimism. I was able to find hope and things that I liked despite these trying times.

“It wasn’t a big leap from there to the ocean.” An interview with Dr. Dan Whitt.

Dr. Dan Whitt studies currents and the circulation of nutrients in ocean ecosystems. Dan describes his Ph.D. research on internal waves ‒ oscillations found where the ocean is stratified by density ‒ and compares this effect to an expertly-poured Arnold...

“Be open to change. Build a team that has all different aspects and is interdisciplinary.” An interview with Ella Sciamma-O'Brien.

Dr. Ella Sciamma-O’Brien is a research scientist in laboratory astrophysics and planetary science. As a member of the Astrophysics and Astrochemistry Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center, Dr. Sciamma-O’Brien has been working on the Titan Haze Simulation (THS) experiment, developed on the...

Liz Forsell Talks to her Great Aunt and Uncle about her Family History/Identity

In this interview, held on January 28th, 2021, over FaceTime, Liz Forsell (14) interviews her great aunt, Barbara Smith (78), and great uncle, Lou Smith (80). Lou starts by explaining the reality of growing up during World War II and...

Janice Chiou and Chien-Shun Chiou

Janice Chiou (29) and her father, Professor Chien-Shun Chiou [no age given], discuss current politics and science. He reflects on his life, education and career path, and shares what led him to the United States.