She couldn't wait to go to her own lab and repeat the experiments of colleagues in other parts of the world. Science is the original wiki -- a communal body of work.
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Dr. Frazier applied her physics expertise in a way that captured our students' imaginations. The students were enthralled by the topic and Dr. Frazier's own enthusiasm for the subject.
How did this impressive young woman, despite her unsettled circumstances, achieve a distinction coveted by students with much greater comfort and resources? She appears to have benefited from a "conspiracy of love."
Science teachers need to make a clear and compelling case for how science enhances our lives in the real world to spark their students' curiosity in pursuing science as a career.
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