Discussing The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred
Join us for a discussion with author Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein about her book The Disordered Cosmos.
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New HampshireDr. Chanda Prescod-WeinsteinAssistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the University of New Hampshire
Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is an assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women’s and gender studies at the University of New Hampshire. Her research in theoretical physics focuses on cosmology, neutron stars, and dark matter. Nature physics journal recognized her as one of 10 people who shaped science in 2020, and Essence magazine has recognized her as one of “15 Black Women Who Are Paving the Way in STEM and Breaking Barriers.” A cofounder of Particles for Justice, she received the 2017 LGBT+ Physicists Acknowledgement of Excellence Award for her contributions to improving conditions for marginalized people in physics and the 2021 American Physical Society Edward A. Bouchet Award for her contributions to particle cosmology. In addition to many more distinctions and honors, she is a scholar, an author, and a champion and activist for increasing representation and improving conditions for marginalized groups.