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National Geographic Emerging Explorer Jennifer W. Lopez Making Space and Tech More Down to Earth

This post is part of an ongoing series of interviews with the 2017 class of National Geographic Emerging Explorers.

Video: “Underground Astronauts” Prepare to Recover Hominid Fossils

National Geographic Explorer Lee Berger calls his team of archaeologists “underground astronauts.” Watch this video and you can see why.

In Her Words: Sylvia Earle on Women in Science

National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle reflects on her scientific career and on gender obstacles she faced along the way.

Ada Lovelace Day Celebrates Women in Science

    Today, the 16th of October, is Ada Lovelace Day. You’d be forgiven for not having heard of Ada Lovelace, or of this celebration each October. It’s one of the more unusual dates, but if you’re one of the many (yet still minority of) women in science, this is a day you recognize, and…