What inspired you to pursue a career in your particular field?

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My dad was an engineer and we always worked on his home projects together so it got me into tinkering. I just never stopped doing it and now I'm here doing the same thing for a living, just with a higher budget haha

I work studying the behavior of household pets, specifically cats. The reason is exactly what you expect, I grew up in a cat household and they've always held a special place in my heart so now I dedicate my time towards learning more about them and how to cultivate relationships with our feline friends :)

The money of course. Wish I had some grand reason for doing what I do but really it just pays well and I like having an expensive lifestyle so it's the best way I have to support it

I always thought of research scientists as the unsung heroes of our society. They spend so much time behind the scenes working to improve our lives in whatever way possible and I always kind of admired that. Obviously I know now that it's not always very glamorous but I like knowing that my work will one day translate into something that others can reap the benefits of

I was always interested in science and nature. I loved exploring the world around me and trying to figure out how everything worked. When I started studying biology in college, I knew I had found my calling. I love learning about the intricate details of life and how everything is interconnected.

I am constantly inspired by the amazing discoveries being made in the field of science and the potential they have to improve our world.

I became interested in science when I was young. My parents would take me to the library and I would check out books about dinosaurs, space, and other science topics. I loved learning about new things and exploring the world around me. When I got older, I decided that I wanted to pursue a career in science. I wanted to learn more about the world and help make a difference in the world. Science allows me to do both of those things, and I am passionate about it.

I pursued a career in science because I have always been fascinated by the natural world and the way in which it works. Science allows us to explore and understand the world around us in a way that is both logical and systematic, and I find that incredibly interesting. Science is constantly evolving, and there are always new discoveries to be made, which makes it a very exciting field to be involved in.

I was in highschool when an older friend of mine told me the ways her climate change-related research was being swept under the rug by politicians. It made me made enough that I ended up following a path similar to hers to try and make a difference.

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I am a nuclear physicist and every time I am asked what I do and I answer the question, the next comment always comes in a mocking tone: "so you make bombs? Nuclear is not only about making bombs, a nuclear reactor is a bomb indeed, but not only can it be used to explode. It can also be used to generate clean energy for example.


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