“Representation of women matters. When I see a woman doing something awesome and empowering, it inspires me to empower myself.” –Patrice Banks (Materials Engineer, Super…View More I Am With Her…and you can be too.
When it comes to ocean outreach, Dr. M is a giant: a rum-loving, goggle-wearing outreach giant, one with whom I had the pleasure of working on…View More Dr. M: An Ocean Outreach Giant
First, two key facts: 1) Whales and dolphins and all those sorts are called cetaceans. It’s the science word for whales and dolphins. 2) When…View More Awesome nerd joke hidden in Wikipedia’s “List of Cetaceans”
Joan Lederman is holding a truly remarkable bowl. “Do you see those little bumps?” she asks me, pointing to the green glaze. The glassy surface…View More How to hold a piece of the deep sea
Calling all scientists!!! Looking for a way to make a big impact with relatively little effort ? Do you like talking about your research to…View More Letters to a Pre-Scientist
“if you’re watching on channel one the super sampler is…THE HECK IS THAT?!” And that is the start of an absolutely breathtaking real life close encounter…View More Video: Rare sperm whale encounter with deep-sea ROV
This past year Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell, and William Moerner received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry “for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy.” From simply…View More Why the Foldscope is My New Favorite Toy
Recently I attended a talk by my good friend and fantastic researcher, Brian Sidlauskas. His talk was a retrospective over his research and what contributed…View More What single piece of advice would you give another scientist?
I cannot wait to see Underwater Dreams narrated by Michael Peña, and written and directed by Mary Mazzio. The story is how sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants…View More How the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants built a ROV and won a national competition
“The marlin I just caught was an infant by comparison with the great fish, only 120 pounds and about four years old, but it is…View More The Superiority Complex