Posts by Staff

Lucy Jones

It’s been 110 years since a magnitude 7.8 earthquake hit San Francisco, and “Earthquake Lady” Dr. Lucy Jones wants to make sure that people are preparing for the next “big one” with the best available science and engineering.

Tessy Thomas

Inspired by the Apollo moon missions “missile woman” Tessy Thomas has always been fascinated with science and mathematics.

Patricia McConnell

The former host of “Calling All Pets,” Dr. Patricia McConnell has written 14 books on animal behavior.

Janet Yellen

While she wasn’t initially interested in economics, Janet Yellen has become a renowned expert in the field and also the first woman to become chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve.

Patience Mthunzi

With a background in both biology and physics, Dr. Patience Mthunzi is poised to make big discoveries in the fields of biophotonics and disease eradication.

Maria Sibylla Merian

The guild rules of Europe during her lifetime did not allow women to paint with oils, but that didn’t stop Maria Sibylla Merian from creating scientific illustrations of insects documenting their life cycles.

Nadya Mason

Associate Professor Nadya Mason solved math problems for fun growing up before pursuing her career in physics.

Summer Ash

An astrophysicist and science communicator, Dr. Summer Ash loves to share her love of the universe.

Amy Mainzer

Astronomer Amy Mainzer searches for near earth objects with her work at NASA, and helps kids learn to love science with her work on Ready, Jet, Go.

Press Release – Introductions Necessary Reaches 100 Episodes

Our 100th episode was posted today. We’re providing a press release to celebrate. Any press related inquiries can contact us through or our contact form.

Carolyn Shoemaker

Today is our 100th episode, and we’re featuring the woman who has discovered a record number of comets, Carolyn Shoemaker.

Yi So-Yeon

Eight years ago today, Yi So-Yeon became the first Korean astronaut to travel to space.