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How to Hold a Dead Star in Your Hand | Kimberly Arcand | TEDxProvidence
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Added Jul 19, 2016
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A comprehensive summary of cutting edge science as we explore the galaxy.

Kimberly Kowal Arcand is the Visualization Lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, which has its headquarters at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  She is a leading expert in studying the perception and comprehension of high-energy data visualization across the novice-expert spectrum. She is an award-winning producer and director, and has co-authored three popular science books including her most recent "Light: The Visible Spectrum and Beyond."

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