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.

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.

Emily Rice

Dr. Emily Rice is an astrophysicist and a fashion blogger, one of the founders of STARtorialist.

Rebecca Oppenheimer

Over 1,000 planetary systems have been discovered outside our own, and scientists like Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer are working to find new ways to see them more clearly.

Henrietta Swan Leavitt

Hired at the Harvard College Observatory in 1893, astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt was one of Pickering’s Computers, women hired to complete calculations for male scientists.

Williamina Fleming

With no formal training in astronomy, Williamina Fleming’s contributions to the field are numerous and groundbreaking.