Elizabeth Fernandez is a science writer and communicator who is interested in the interface between science and technology in society. She often writes about science and philosophy, science and religion, astronomy, physics, and geology. Her work often appears in Big Think, Freethink, and Forbes.com. Because of her work on the intersection of science and religion, she was named a Sinai and Synapses Fellow from 2019 to 2021. She has a PhD in astrophysics and has worked around the world, using telescopes both on the ground and in space. She also was the host and producer of SparkDialog Podcasts, a podcast on science and society. Besides science, she loves trying out different forms of art, enjoys pretty much every genre of music in existence, and seeks out bizarre and unique musical instruments. She has a passion for interfaith relations, working with people from many countries and backgrounds promoting dialog between faiths. You can learn more about her at sparkdialog.com or follow her on Twitter @sparkdialog.
Tiktaalik: Bridging the Gap Between Water and Land
Tiktaalik is a transition fossil that bridges the gap between water and land in our evolutionary history. Its discovery sparked both excitement and controversy.