Insider views on women in science

The 11th February was the international day for women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Historically, gender differences have been present in science. Women have faced barriers for their work to be accepted by the scientific community and published in scientific journals, and for an extended period of time, they were even banned from […]

The Warehouse

Counting every single item from the containers at the warehouse. Michael Krudewig.

We get out of the taxi and find ourselves on a dusty slope, waiting to be let into the warehouse. Somewhere in the north of Callao, far from our holy and protected La Punta bubble, the clean and safe neighborhood in which we are staying. I try to orient myself. The Pacific cannot be far […]

Packing an extra of lessons learned

This morning, while packing my suitcase for the upcoming KOSMOS 2020 experiment in Perú, I read that there is currently a red tide in front of Miraflores (Lima, Perú), and this brought warm memories from our last year’s cruise to these waters. Last year, I was on the magnificent research vessel Maria S. Merian celebrating […]