"…people can be successful at science from any sorts of backgrounds." An interview with Erik Klemetti.

As an associate professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences and volcanologist at Denison University, Erik Klemetti works on volcanoes all over the planet, from Chile to New Zealand to the Cascades of Oregon and California. His research focusses on how...

Mickey Weiss – Founder of Project Oceanology talks about its 50th Anniversary

Mickey Weiss is now in his 80's and 50 years ago founded Project Oceanology in Connecticut to help stimulate students and adults about citizen science and the natural world around them, specifically the oceans. In this interview Mickey talks about...

Alex interview
November 27, 2022 App Interview

I (Serena, 15) interviewed my brother (Alex, 21) about his views and personal philosophy. He discussed how curiosity, interest, and motivation are the basis for his behavior.

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Alex Zecevic and Ahmed Amer

Friends and colleagues Alex Zecevic (61) and Ahmed Amer [no age given] talk about their faith journeys, their lives as professors, and their reflections on the tensions between religion and science.

The Many Labors of Tom Sheffler (Episode III: The Life and Times of Thomas Henry Sheffler)

Happy Labor Day! My husband Don and I chatted with my father-in-law Tom Sheffler about the dignity of labor and the changes in workplace ethics over his lifetime. At eighty-three, he works harder than anyone I know. In this chat,...

Trying to Break Through the STEM Glass Ceiling

Leona Ponish discusses the difficulties of finding a job in chemistry as a woman in the 1950s, despite her qualifications.

A Legacy of Mentorship

Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, and Dr. Len Fisk, former professor and NASA Associate Administrator for Space Science and Applications, share their long history together--and what it takes to be a great mentor.

"When I was a child I always loved nature — I [knew] I wanted to become a scientist." A conversation with Stephanie Marie Ortiz Rosario.

Stephanie Marie Ortiz Rosario is an undergraduate student and Physics major from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez. Over the summer, Stephanie will be participating at SaSa, the Student Airborne Science Activation, summer program. SaSa is hosting 25 early-career undergraduates (first-...

Dual interests as both research scientist and engineer. An interview with Alok Shrestha.

In this interview, Senior Engineer Alok Shrestha discusses his career path as both engineer and scientist, now working for the Airborne Science Facility at NASA Ames. He also discussed how his background helped aid the 2015 earthquake recovery in Nepal,...