In the last two years I have written extensively on the question-and-answer website Quora, where my answers reach some ~2k readers and have been featured in Forbes and the Huffington Post.
The photo at the top of this page comes from an answer about salt hills and caves in the Atacama Desert.
I write about:
Cool and beautiful geoscience
- What are some good research questions in geology?
- What causes the straight lines on the ocean floor on Google Earth?
- What are some beneficial effects of erosion?
- Why does fog occur during the daytime?
Your PhD doesn’t have to be miserable
Learning, creating, and becoming a scientist
- Should I pursue a double major?
- What makes a good undergraduate research project?
- Why did you choose to pursue a PhD?
- What is the best way to organize your research?
Tough stuff in academia
- Why did MIT pull Walter Lewin’s lectures?
- Are there any downsides to being a woman in science?
- What happened to the highest- and lowest-scoring students in your class?
So you want to get into MIT
- (The MIT Admissions website is fantastic, and is the first place you should look for advice.)
- How hard is it for a normal teenager to get into MIT?
- I’m not good at any extracurricular activity. Can I still get in?
What do MIT students do, anyway?
Working and camping in the cold