Sci & Tell is an audio/visual initiative that highlights first-person accounts, straight from scientists. Listen below to our first episodes of this season, sponsored by NASA, and be on the lookout for more content like drawings, photos, biographies, and more!
A big part of Mónica Feliú-Mójer’s life mission is to help use science communication as a tool for equity and inclusion. We talked to her about the “scientists without a title” she grew up around in rural Puerto Rico, work-life integration (not work-life balance), and how your cultures and identities absolutely matter in science, despite common belief.
If Sharmila wasn't Program Scientist for Space Biology at NASA Headquarters, perhaps she would've been a theater actress. And while her contributions on stage would likely be legendary, we're happy to have her at NASA learning about how space affects (human and other) biology.
While many of us have anything but "typical" paths through science, few have taken as many unexpected turns as Melissa's.
How does one go from being a B+ student who got dressed down by her 8th grade softball coach to the Division Director of the Earth Science Division at NASA? Find out from our inaugural interview with Karen.