MADDIE SOFIA, HOST:
Hey, everybody. Maddie Sofia here.
EMILY KWONG, HOST:
And Emily Kwong. We are off today for Presidents Day, but tomorrow we're kicking off something special on SHORT WAVE for the rest of the week.
SOFIA: Yes. In honor of Black History Month, we're focusing in on Black scientists and educators, people doing incredible work and pushing for a world where science serves everyone.
KWONG: On the shelves of bookstores...
SOFIA: In the classroom...
KWONG: ...On your phone...
SOFIA: ...And in the lab, there's so much Black excellence out there in the sciences to talk about.
KWONG: And on Saturday, we'll have a special episode from our friends at Throughline about the life and work of a very famous science fiction writer.
SOFIA: Yes, yes, yes. I'm so excited about that one, Emily.
KWONG: Me, too. We're excited about this whole week. So join us. And thanks for listening to SHORT WAVE.
SOFIA: The daily science podcast from NPR.
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