Long and short interviews with communicators in the field of science and science dissemination, some of them talented and prominent, some of them just talented–but they all have important things to tell us.

India STEM Foundation - The First of Its Kind, connecting young minds around the world

The India STEM Foundation was born in a journey to bridge the gap of scientific skills between students in India and those in technologically advanced countries. At the root of this organization is Sudhanshu Sharma, a visionary determined to…

Meet Sarang Park – manager of @IAmSciComm

Here at Crastina, we're very proud to be hosting one of the most influential channels in the #SciComm world: the @IAmSciComm rotating Twitter account. We checked in with the account manager, Sarang Park, to see how she is doing. Founded by…

Sci Foo: intense intellectual, interdisciplinary interaction for influencers

Science Foo Camp is the Holy Grail of yearly scientific conferences – inspiring, enlightening, a bit mysterious and only for the chosen few. Every August, 250 scientists, influencers, and thought leaders are especially invited to the Google…

Catherine Allin: "Science and Music Are the Same Aspect of You Coming Out in Different Ways"

According to Catherine Allin, an astrophysicist from London, UK, being creative and open-minded are qualities that make up both successful scientists and musicians: " I think the things that make me good at music, probably also make me good…

The song of plankton - “visualizing” big data as music

Is there a melody in a lake? How about a song in plankton diversity? Swiss biologist and musician Simone Fontana transformed a plankton dataset from Lake Greifensee into intriguing musical imagery –  with different instruments assigned to…