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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is professor of physics, astronomy, and women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. Her science research focuses on cosmology, neutron stars, and dark matter. She also does research in Black feminist science, technology, and society studies. She was named one of 10 people who shaped science in 2020 by Nature, and was recognized as one of “15 Black Women Who Are Paving the Way in STEM and Breaking Barriers” by Essence.
Her book, The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred, is available through Wayne State University Library. Book preview.
Image credit: UNH Dept. of Physics & Astronomy