Scientists Describe Their Passions With #IAmAScientistBecause


There are many reasons for someone to pursue a career in science.

While one person may have experienced a life event that inspired research into a certain disease, someone else could have been looking up at the stars since they were a kid. All week, real scientists from around the world have been taking to Twitter to share the inspiration behind their careers through the hashtag #IAmAScientistBecause.

Their stories offer a glimpse into what drives the people behind the amazing discoveries that make our world a better place.

[H/T: ScienceAlert]

Cover image via Bex Summerfield's tweet