"I Could Be an Astronaut"
A surprise email leads a biologist to NASA.
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Sean Carroll
What Would Stephen Hawking Do (explicit)
Sean Carroll gets a fabulous job offer-to work with Stephen Hawking. Twice.
Carl Hart
My Cousin's Meds (explicit)
When neuroscientist Carl Hart meets with his cousin he wonders about what he now knows about psychiatric medication and society, and whether his own life is a success.
David Kipping
Falling to Other Worlds
A near-fatal accident on a mountain leads exoplanet hunter David Kipping to a new goal.
Chris Gunter
My Prosthetic (explicit)
Geneticist Chris Gunter worries about passing on a rare condition to her son.
Renee Hlozek
Who Looks Like a Scientist? (explicit)
An offhand sexist comment enrages Renee Hlozek, and leads her to dig into how her colleagues really view people who aren't the stereotypical scientist.
Elin Roberts
The Bacon Sandwich (explicit)
A simple interview about a bacon sandwich turns into a national, then international nightmare.
Molly Payne Wynne
An Accomplice To Fish Murder (explicit)
A summer job in Yellowstone National Park isn't quite what Molly Payne Wynne had been expecting.
Bianca Jones Marlin
It's Because She's Black
On the first day of grad school for her PhD, a fellow student tells Bianca Jones Marlin that she doesn't really belong there.
Hillary Rea
A Standard Pregnancy (explicit)
Hillary Rea enjoys her job as a "standard patient" helping to train medical students, until she's asked to sub in on a birth gone quite wrong.
Adam Becker
How To Save Your PhD Supervisor (explicit)
When Adam Becker realizes a visiting film crew is made up of geocentrists, he has to prevent them from exploiting his adviser's work.