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Stories by Susanna Speier

Dad, the Apollos and the End of Space Shuttle Era Sadness

I can't even recall a time that I wasn't cognisant of the fact that I lived in a country that actively pioneered space exploration. I remember sitting on wicker hassock in my Dad's study, as a child and asking lots of questions...

July 9, 2011 — Susanna Speier

Beauty Pageants and the Misunderstanding of Evolution Meet....Again

Last week, self proclaimed "geek," Miss California, Alyssa Campanella made beauty pageant default. When the interviewer posed a Theory of Evolution question, she was one of only two delegates to use the scientific definition of the word "theory" in her response...

June 29, 2011 — Susanna Speier

Did Rapid DNA Analysis Verify Osama Bin Laden's Death?

A few years ago, I worked as a Writing Department Intern for C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation and C.S.I. New York . Seeing producers, writers and real C.S.I.s collaboratively bring a story from pitch to beatsheat was intoxicating...

May 4, 2011 — Susanna Speier
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