Kasha Patel is a stand-up comic and specializes in science jokes. She produces comedy shows where only science jokes are allowed. She also works as an earth science writer at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, covering topics from the latest research about hurricanes to the unique applications of satellite data in emergency response, agriculture, and citizen science. She hosted a NASA mini TV/web series called “Earth Expeditions” that highlighted how NASA studies Earth with boats, airplanes, and even dogsleds. She studied chemistry at Wake Forest University and earned her M.S. in science journalism from Boston University.