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.

Engineer and entrepreneur Baratunde Cola believes that big changes in human achievement are underpinned by revolutions in materials, from the stone age to the iron age to oil to silicon.

Maura Allaire was living in Michigan when the news broke: The people of Flint, a neighboring community, were being poisoned by their water.

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.”