Earth Science / Music

Adrienne Block

“I just never got over that ‘oh wow’ kind of moment.”


  Adrienne Block is a geologist who has collected rocks since she was a little girl.  Her favorite question both then and now is –  “why?”


  Adrienne is a bassoonist in a band named “Henry the Second.”  She loves the bassoon because it possesses the ability to have different musical personalities.

The Enormity of Things

Part of Something Amazing

30 Second Science with Adrienne Block

10 Questions for Adrienne Block


About Adrienne Block

Adrienne Block is a geologist and is working on her Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University.