Uma Bhatt (56) and Peter Bienick (34) discuss how their scientific interests have evolved over time. They also cover the need for imagination and downtime in science.

This interview was recorded in collaboration with StoryCorps. Recorded by Jessie Robertson on June 30, 2017 at the International Arctic Research Center in Fairbanks, Alaska. Edited by Teresa Bakker.

Music: “Arctic Evening” by Marcel du Preez

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