Well, that was some week. As one online commenter noted, 2021 is better than 2020 in that at least it allowed us a few hours of joy before brutally destroying us with more horror. A humorous Friday post didn’t seem appropriate today, so instead here’s some beauty. NASA’s Earth Science and Remote Sensing Unit put together their twenty favorite photos taken by the men and women working on the International Space Station last year, offering some perspective and a reminder of the world we all share.

David Crotty

David Crotty

David Crotty is a Senior Consultant at Clarke & Esposito, a boutique management consulting firm focused on strategic issues related to professional and academic publishing and information services. Previously, David was the Editorial Director, Journals Policy for Oxford University Press. He oversaw journal policy across OUP’s journals program, drove technological innovation, and served as an information officer. David acquired and managed a suite of research society-owned journals with OUP, and before that was the Executive Editor for Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, where he created and edited new science books and journals, along with serving as a journal Editor-in-Chief. He has served on the Board of Directors for the STM Association, the Society for Scholarly Publishing and CHOR, Inc., as well as The AAP-PSP Executive Council. David received his PhD in Genetics from Columbia University and did developmental neuroscience research at Caltech before moving from the bench to publishing.


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