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Phoebe Cohen
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Attended Cornell University
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One of the assignments my astrobiology students had to do in the last two weeks was write an original blog piece about a recent research article relating to astrobiology. They did an awesome job, and we've started a little blog to show them off. The first post is by undergraduate Kim Barker - go check it out and bookmark it as we'll be posting more articles in the coming weeks and months!
This is our first post from the students in MIT's Winter Session Astrobiology Course - please welcome MIT undergraduate Kim Barker! Thanks to movies like Jurassic Park, when confronted with the wo...

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when i first glanced at this photo I could't see where naftali was!

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I explain why the rocks under my childhood home are so cool and eerily influential on my life. Or something :-)
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Science Educator & Paleontologist
  • Williams College
    Assistant Professor of Geosciences, 2012 - present
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Postdoctoral Associate, 2010 - 2012
  • NASA Astrobiology
    Education and Outreach Lead, MIT NASA Astrobiology Team, 2010 - 2012
  • The Museum of the Earth
    Assistant to the Director, 2002 - 2004
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  • Cornell University
    Science of Earth Systems, 1998 - 2002
  • Harvard University
    Paleontology and Geobiology, 2004 - 2010
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xkcd: Cadbury Eggs

I'm visiting Newport News, VA next week, where I'll be speaking at CNU, my old school. If you want to come, reserve a seat here! Cad

xkcd: Mnemonics

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DKH Diary

The following is a guest blog post by Phoebe A. Cohen, Ph.D. Phoebe is currently the Education and Outreach Lead and Post-Doctoral Associate

Physicists Seek To Lose The Lecture As Teaching Tool : NPR

Lecturing has never been an effective teaching technique, and now that information is everywhere some say it's a waste of time. Now, physici

Visible Geology - Beta Version

Visible Geology is an interactive online educational tool for visualizing 3D geologic block models. You can create your own topography and s

The Yellow Door Paperie

The Yellow Door Paperie. Art Director, wife, mother of two. Love my little existence and all the beauty it holds. Visit me at my: Blog Flick

26.1 Miles, 45 Sketches

My attempt at live-illustrating the New York City Marathon.

CRYSTAL AT THE CENTER OF THE EARTH: Anisotropy of Earth's Inner Core

A Seismic Adventure. There's a giant crystal buried deep within the Earth, at the very center, more than 3000 miles down. It may sound l