Happy International Women’s Day to all of the outstanding women that contribute to Astrobotany!

Sara Humphrey — Mar 8th 2021

This post is written by Sara Humphrey, a student researcher, astrobotanist, and contributor to astrobotany.com, speaking on International Women’s Day. The first time I ever heard of astrobotany was when Dr. Anna-Lisa Paul earned NASA’s Exceptional Scientific Achievement medal. Her amazing research was my introduction to astrobotany, and I’ve been hooked ever since. I can’t help but… Read More

Dr. Kent Kobayashi: Explosive Curiosity for Science

Sara Humphrey — Mar 6th 2021

As part of our ongoing series of interviews with astrobotanists, I sat down with Dr. Kent Kobayashi to discuss his career. Decades ago, a young teenage boy crept into his aunts’ laundry room with a firecracker. He ran water into a sturdy concrete sink, filling it to the top. Carefully he cut a piece of… Read More