Desktop Diaries: Sylvia Earle

How do you become a scientist? “It’s really easy: you start out as a little kid and then you never grow up,” says explorer and biologist Sylvia Earle. In the latest installment of Science Friday’s Desktop Diaries series, Her Deepness takes us on a tour on her Oakland office (Earle has desks all over the country)—items of interest include a shrunken head, a life-size green moray, and a submersible capsule.

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Second Camera by Christopher Intagliata
Produced by Flora Lichtman

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About Flora Lichtman

Flora Lichtman is host of the podcast Every Little Thing. She’s a former Science Friday multimedia producer.

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