Michal Meyer was editor in chief of Distillations. She holds a PhD and a master’s degree in history from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. Michal previously worked as a weather forecaster in New Zealand and Fiji, as magazine editor of the Jerusalem Post, and as editor of the History of Science Society Newsletter.
Stories from Michal Meyer
Alternative currencies flourish in desperate times and situations.
Otto Hahn and Lise Meitner navigated a life of science through war and peace.
For centuries women have been looking at the stars despite earthly obstacles.
One war made him the most powerful man in science; the war that followed took that power away.
Through fame, controversy, and peril Josiah Wedgwood and Joseph Priestley’s bond endured.
An illustration of a biochemist connects two British political icons.