Chanda Prescod-Weinstein

Let Physics Be the Dream It Used To Be (Talk Poster pdf)

  • Monday November 9, 2015
    Physics Research Building
    Room 1080

  • Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is the Martin Luther King, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Her current research focuses on early universe cosmology and technical questions relating to how to do quantum field theory calculations in curved spacetimes. She was listed by the L'Oreal-UNESCO Foundation as one of "5 Amazing Woman Astronomers You Should Know." Prescod-Weinstein is a passionate advocate for racial and gender diversity in STEM and will be sharing her stories about her efforts in this area.

  • Chanda's Website...
Next Frontiers Poster 2015

CCAPP Next Frontiers Symposium: Space Science and Exploration
Watch it now on YouTube!

  • Wednesday October 14, 2015
    Drake Performance and Event Center
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  • CCAPP invites you to a special evening featuring a panel of experts discussing the impact of the next frontiers in space science, exploration, and outreach. We will explore topics such as the relevance of discoveries in astronomy and astrophysics in our daily lives, the challenges and opportunities in human spaceflight, and how to reach out to the next generation of scientists and explorers. The panelists will be available prior to the event for autographs and photos.

  • Free and open to all
    Great for a general audience, including kids
    ASL interpreter upon request

  • • Fraiser Cain (Publisher of UniverseToday and Co-Host of Astronomy Cast)
    • Dr. Pamela Gay (Principal Investigator of CosmoQuest and Co-Host of Astronomy Cast)
    • Dr. Ronald Sega (NASA Astronaut (former), professor of systems engineering and Vice President for Energy and the Environment at the Colorado State University Research Foundation, Vice President and Enterprise Executive for Energy and Environment at The Ohio State University)
    • Ty Owen (Manager of Theater Operations, COSI)
    • Host/MC - Paul Sutter, CCAPP Visiting Scholar

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