In this week’s Degrees of Science Chief Meteorologist Brady Taylor talks one-on-one with Dr. Jessie Christiansen, who has one of the coolest job titles in all of science. She is a Planet Hunter for NASA’s Exoplanet Science Institute. Dr. Christiansen is also deeply involved with promoting STEM education for underrepresented kids and minorities. On top of all of that she was named as a 2022 TED Fellow.
In this week’s Degrees of Science, Meteorologist Brady Taylor talks one-on-one with former NASA Astronaut Dr. Bernard Harris. Dr. Harris, who was born in Central Texas, was the first African American Astronaut to perform a space walk. Dr. Harris served on two space shuttle missions and spent 18 days in space. After his Astronaut career, Dr. Harris has worked to promote the growth of STEM education for underrepresented kids.