Author: Raven Capone Benko

Raven Capone Benko

Raven Capone Benko is a science communication intern at the National Museum of Natural History’s Invertebrate Zoology department. She holds a B.S. in Biology and a B.A. in Environmental Policy from Western Washington University where she conducted research in harbor seal ecology. She has also conducted research on the responses of larval fish to environmental stressors with NOAA. Raven is a passionate advocate for science-based policy and science communication and aims to streamline engagement between scientists, policymakers and the public.

Karen Osborn, invertebrate zoologist and curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, uses photography to help people connect with the hard-to-see marine animals she studies, like this deep-sea jellyfish (Voragonema pedunculata). (Karen Osborn, Smithsonian)

Why Science Needs Art

April 15th, 2020, 6:00AM