Iris Love

Years: 1933 – 2020 Hometown: Lincoln, VT Education: M.A. in Classical Archaeology Occupation: Field archaeologist, photographer, art critic Expeditions: Samothrace and Cnidus, Greece, and Etruscan sites in Italy Favorite Place: […]

Katy Payne

Born: 1937 Hometown: Ithaca, NY Education: B.A. with honors in Music Occupation: Acoustic biologist Expeditions: Argentina, Revillagigedos Islands, Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Central African Republic Favorite Place: Quietly deep in nature […]

Vera Rubin

vera rubin Dr. Vera Rubin was a trailblazing astronomer who pioneered work on galaxy rotation rates. Her observations provided the first persuasive evidence of the existence of dark matter, a […]

Stephanie Schwabe

Born: 1957 Hometown: Charleston, SC Education: Ph.D. in Biogeochemistry and J.D. in Law Occupation: Cave diver, geomicrobiologist Expeditions: Diving into the ocean’s Black Holes and Blue Holes Favorite Place: In […]

Marie Tharp

Years: 1920 – 2006 Hometown: Ypsilanti, MI Education: M.A. in Geology Occupation: Oceanographic cartographer Expeditions: At sea on the following research vessels: Eastward to the North Atlantic & Caribbean, Lynch […]