Sep. 30, 2015

10 Questions for…Dava Newman

by Chau Tu

The new NASA deputy administrator chats about her influences and the space agency’s big plans for Mars.

Nov. 06, 2014

10 Questions for Allen Bard, Father of Modern Electrochemistry

by Erika Beras

Allen Bard might be known for pioneering research in electrochemiluminescence, among other contributions to science, but he counts his students as his proudest achievement.

allen bard, electrochemistry, photoelectrochemistry, solar energy
Aug. 19, 2014

10 Questions for Biruté Mary Galdikas, Orangutan Expert

by Becca Cudmore

The primatologist chats about her adventures with the red ape, her affinity for the forest, and her advice to budding conservationists.

May. 21, 2014

10 Questions for George Church, Geneticist

by Jessica McDonald

The Harvard genetics professor talks DNA sequencing, raising extinct species from the dead, and going vegan.

Mar. 19, 2014

10 Questions for Walter Robinson, Polar Vortex Pioneer

by Andrew P. Han

Don't blame the polar vortex for this winter's cold weather woes.

polar vortex, weather, meteorology, antarctica, walter robinson, cold snap, frigid, winter, climate change
Jan. 29, 2014

10 Questions for Jill Tarter, Astronomer

by Susan Cosier

The long-time SETI astronomer discusses the search for extraterrestrial intelligence and helping inspire a Carl Sagan novel.

jill tarter, carl sagan, contact, seti, et, search for extraterrestrial intelligence
Dec. 03, 2013

10 Questions for Mark Mello, Moth Man

by Becky Fogel

The zoologist attributes his affinity for nature to a childhood of tromping outdoors.

moth, luna moth, lloyd center for the environment, nature, kids
Sep. 27, 2013

10 Questions for Donna Nelson, Breaking Bad's Science Muse

by Andrew P. Han

Organic chemistry professor Donna Nelson helps the Emmy-winning series make scientific sense.

breaking bad, donna nelson, science advisor, emmy, Vince Gilligan, amc, organic chemistry, meth
Aug. 30, 2013

10 Questions for Eric Kandel

by Julie Leibach

The Nobel Prize winner talks about his passion for science and art, where he does his best thinking, and why he likes bow ties.

eric kandel, prion, brain, james watson, francis crick, , Sydney Brenner, hodgkin and huxley, bernard katz, rita levi-montalcini, the lives of a cell, the double helix

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