Miguel Roman is an earth scientist for NASA and a Sammies award nominee. He is seen at the NASA Goddard Space Center Visitors Center on Aug. 22 in Greenbelt, Md. (Amanda Voisard for the Washington Post)
As part of our series on finalists for the 2014 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals, on Thursday we profile Miguel Roman, an earth scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Roman is just 33, but he’s already made a big mark in the field of climate science.
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