"I had no idea I'd be working for NASA. I thought they just needed engineers and astronauts!" A conversation with Lovorka Degoricija.

Next Generation Sequencing Scientist Dr. Lovorka Degoricija works on NASA's GeneLab Project where she studies biology that changes in the environment of space. She extracts DNA from spaceflight samples that have been returned to Earth and processes them so sequencing...

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Martin Olson and Ulla Olson

Martin Olson (45) interviews his mother Ulla Olson (75) about her childhood and life in Sweden and later her move to the United States.

“Don’t let the hiccup stop you.” An Interview with Lauren Haygood

Lauren Haygood is a PhD student at Oklahoma State University, studying marine geochemistry and metal biogeochemical cycling in Dr. Natasha Riedinger’s lab. How does one become a chemist after failing chemistry in undergrad? We talked to Lauren about figuring out...

Believing in Yourself in a World That Didn’t

Claudia Sherman interviews her mother, Dr. Leticia Toledo Sherman about her life as an immigrant and how she never doubted her ability to succeed in her field of chemistry.

Madi interviews her Papa

Papa and I talked about his childhood, how he became a chemist, how he met my grandmother (with my grandmother chiming into the stories). He also told me about the biggest lessons he has learned in life as well and...

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Joe Davis and Barbara Davis

Siblings, Barbara Davis (61) and Joe Davis (54), reminisce about their childhood in Miami, FL, tell stories about their family traditions, and reflect on how their parents helped shape who they are today.

Interview with Mac Gates

Davis and Mac talk about the differences of soccer season throughout his VES career

Kevin Covert interviews Teresa Covert about her life experiences

Kevin Covert talks with his mother Teresa Covert about her childhood. They also discuss her personal relationships and family, as well as her career. Finally, Teresa shares lessons she has learned from all of these and advice for future generations.

Telling HERstory Podcast Bonus Episode: In Her Own Words

An excerpt from a recently rediscovered recording from December 25, 2008, where Mrs. Rosa T. Beard (1919-2010) shared in her own words, how she ended up pursuing her Master’s degree at Columbia University.

The scientific career of Stuart Yaniger

A summary of the professional life of a scientist. Both what it takes to become one and what it is like to be a scientist in the modern world.

The Woman At The Typerwriter Repair Shop

Met an amazing woman at a repair shop when a friend tearfully called me and ruined it. However that wasn’t the point of meeting this woman

An oceanographer and chemist working on space missions at NASA. An interview with Tori Hoehler.

Dr. Tori Hoehler is a scientist at NASA Ames, with a background in chemistry and oceanography. He now studies the interaction of microbial communities with their environment, with an emphasis on the habitability of environments beyond Earth and the detectability...

StoryCorps Interview with Dr. Alfred Savage

Fred tells me of his life experiences and of how he became the creative genius exemplified today.

Interview with a chemist

I sit down and talk to my girlfriend about her job and her route int becoming a chemist!

Ski and Ryan talk about Ski’s career.

Ski G. remembers his experience of working for a company for 30 years. He describes his achievements, the benefits of the job, and much more. Also he tells us about a few funny memories from working for a well known...