Member Spotlight

Kirsten Carlson sees the world through the lens of art and science. Her detailed, precise, and often charming illustrations (especially the ones that she does for children’s books) can be appreciated on one level purely for their aesthetic appeal, for they are beautiful.

In the early 1960s, Boyd Norton, newly minted physicist, set out for California with an eye toward a job in the aerospace industry.

He never quite made it.

Casey Johnson teaches at Blountstown High School in Blountstown, Florida — a small town in the northern panhandle of the state. He teaches three classes of physical science and one class of marine science in addition to an English 1 class.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science.

Each month, we highlight a AAAS member who is a force for science.

Annette Olson is helping  AAAS engage the science-fascinated citizens who were a force for AAAS and science in its early years.

Temple Grandin is world-famous for being a high-functioning person with autism, but there is so much more to her than that. As she puts it, for her, “being a scientist comes before being autistic.”

Anthony Palombella has taught every biology course at Cosby High School in Midlothian, Virginia. These include Health Science Exploration, Human Anatomy and Physiology, AP Biology, Parasitology, Biochemistry of Food, Genetics, and Cell Biology.

Amy Kaminski is trying to get you interested in space — and get NASA interested in you.