Would Turkish Scientists Ponder Homecoming After Ankara’s Call?

As NASA Scientist Serkan Golge languishes in prison, why would others return to Turkey?

Abdullah Ayasun
5 min readJan 15, 2019

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NASA Scientist Serkan Golge (Image: Courtesy of Kubra Golge).

In a desperate attempt to stop further bleeding of the country’s depleted human resources after an irrevocable brain drain, Turkey’s president and senior leaders call on Turkish scientists living abroad to return…

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun