Last updated: 23 August 2011
This week Adam Walton explores "inspiration" and meets three scientists in Wales who discuss key inspirational moments in their lives, which have led them to pursue a career in science.
Dr Edward Gomez is Education Director for Las Cumbras Observatory Global Telescope Network in Cardiff University.
Dr Anna Croft is a bio-chemist at Bangor University and was recently awarded a Welsh Crucible Fellowship to develop her research.
Dr Tom Crick is a senior lecturer in computer science at UWIC, and 2011 British Science Association Media Fellow.
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