Media Appearances and Articles

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Spectroscopy on Mars

The Society for Applied Spectroscopy interviewed me in 2021 as part of a special series profiling the scientists working on spectroscopic instruments onboard NASA’s Perseverance rover mission.

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I was one of 4 experts interviewed as part of a NASA Social live Q&A the day before the Perseverance rover mission launched from Cape Canaveral on the 30th of July, 2020.

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The Astroholic Explains

In 2019 I was interviewed on the science podcast The Astroholic Explains, on the subject of whether life exists on Mars (and what we are doing to search for it)

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Out Thinkers

I ran multiple Out Thinkers events for Pride in STEM between 2016 and 2018, giving LGBTQ+ scientists a chance to talk about their work and their experiences. At one event gave a short, silly talk about Flat Earth Theory and how it can be easily disproven with a little patience, a few transatlantic flights, and the evidence of your own eyes.

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