We continue to delight in hearing about, and from, scientists, engineers, and innovators who have been part of the Maine Science Festival. June was a busy month for MSF alums:
- Amy Blackstone (2017 Science on Tap) published an opinion piece in the New York Times about Growing Old and a book about adults who choose to remain child-free.
- The University of Maine Climate Change Institute‘s (long-time MSF partner, many presenters). Director Paul Mayewski lead an expedition on Mount Everest to build the world’s highest weather station. Documented by National Geographic.
- bluShift Aerospace (2019, 5 Minute Genius, represented by Seth Lockman) was awarded a NASA grant for $125,000. This story was also covered by Mainebiz.
- Heather Hamlin (2017 5 Minute Genius; 2018 MSF Pop up event – The Story Collider). Heather’s story was released by The Story Collider podcast in an episode about Strength.
- Longtime MSF Sponsor and presenter GE Power celebrated 50 years of manufacturing in Bangor. The MSF heard about their company leading innovation in a 2017 Maine Science Festival 5 Minute Genius talk by Kraig King.