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.

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.

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.

Carolyn Shoemaker

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

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.

Temple Grandin

Today is World Autism Day and we would like to introduce you to Dr. Temple Grandin who is not only an expert at designing cattle management facilities but is also a prominent author and speaker on autism.

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