Pure Science

Pure Science

FiRe’s Pure Science channel focuses on research by members of the FiRe community into pure science, including physics, climatology, space and ocean exploration, evolutionary theory, ethnology, and more.



Topics in This Focus Channel

Leaders in This Focus Channel

  • Jonathan Carter

    Deputy Director of Computing Sciences, Berkeley Lab

  • Wieslaw Maslowski

    Research Professor of Oceanography, Naval Postgraduate School

  • Mark Ferguson

    Director General, Science Foundation Ireland & Chief Scientific Adviser to the Government of Ireland

  • David Brin

    Scientist, Author, and Chief Visionary, Futures Unlimited

  • Davis Brimer

    Founder and CEO, Active Life Scientific Inc.

  • Joseph Smarr

    Senior Staff Software Engineer, Google

  • Greg Schmergel

    Co-Founder, President, and CEO, Nantero

  • Ken Kreutz-Delgado

    Professor of Intelligent Systems, Signal Processing, and Robotics, University of California, San Diego

  • William Harris

    President & CEO, Science Foundation Arizona

  • Nathanael Miller

    Technical Lead, Earth Energy Monitoring System (E2MS)

  • Daniel Goldin

    Founder, President, and CEO, Intellisis Corp.

  • James Brown

    Dept. Head, Molecular Ecosystems Biology, and Chair, Environmental Bioinformatics, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • John Cramer

    Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Washington; and Science Fiction Author

  • Patti Grace Smith

    Aerospace Consultant, Patti Grace Smith Consulting LLC

  • Heather Richman

    VP Government Relations & External Affairs, HEVT

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