Molly Samuel joined KQED as an intern in 2007, and since then has worked here as a reporter, producer, director and blogger. Before becoming KQED Science’s Multimedia Producer, she was a producer for Climate Watch. Molly has also reported for NPR, KALW and High Country News, and has produced audio stories for The Encyclopedia of Life and the Oakland Museum of California. She was a fellow with the Middlebury Fellowships in Environmental Journalism and a journalist-in-residence at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center. Molly has a degree in Ancient Greek from Oberlin College and is a co-founder of the record label True Panther Sounds.
Molly Samuel's Latest Posts
More and more crude oil is coming to California by rail, prompting questions about safety. Read more. …
In one of the first tiny fractions of an instant after the Big Bang, the Universe expanded explosively, faster than the speed of light. That exponential expansion of, well, everything, is described by the theory of inflation, which may now be confirmed. …read more
Evidence grows that ocean acidification in the Pacific is harming marine life. Read more. …
Lots of people pay a flat rate for their water. Guess what? They use more than the rest of us. Read more. …
Scientists use sampling and models to zero in on when radioactive material will reach the coast. Read more
State Senate leader Darrell Steinberg says proposal would make carbon taxes more transparent. … Read more
Contrary to a common misconception, ticks in the Bay Area can carry the bacteria that cause Lyme disease. And it turns out local ticks carry another pathogen that can make you sick, too. …read more
More than 4,700 PG&E customers in San Francisco lost power Wednesday afternoon when a bunch of mylar balloons hit a power line. KQED happened to be one of those customers.