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Reaching to the Stars: African American Physicists and Astronomers
Start Date: 2/23/2011Start Time: 4:30 PM
End Date: 2/23/2011

Event Description
In celebration of Black History Month, Swarthmore will host three preeminent African American scientists in a symposium on the future of their fields.

Associate Professor of Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin Dr. Eric Wilcots, former NASA Astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison, and Chief and Planetarium Director for the Franklin Institute Dr. Derrick Pitts will enlighten and entertain as they discuss the future and science of space and space exploration in a post-Avatar world as well as the specifics of their own paths to success.

This event is sponsored by the William J. Cooper Foundation and organized by the Black Studies Program and the Physics and Astronomy Departments.
Location Information:
*Swarthmore College - Science Center
Room: Science Center 101
Contact Information:
Phone: 610-328-8200
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Event Sponsors
The William J. Cooper Foundation
Open To
Swarthmore Campus Community
Additional Information
Cooper Series events are free and open to the public; there is no reserved seating. Event details may be subject to change without notice.

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