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Seminar: Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 4:00 pm

Hubble's Diverse Universe
Dr. Jarita Holbrook
University of Arizona

Hubble's Diverse Universe is a 40 minute documentary focused on nine African American and Hispanic American astronomers and astrophysicists. They discuss their research and their experiences being minority astronomers. They share their personal stories and give advice about how to succeed in the sciences. The film was conceived and produced by Jarita Holbrook and Romeel Dave' of the University of Arizona. Holbrook will be available for Q & A after the screening. The film has been presented at many institutions during the 2009 International Year of Astronomy. Holbrook who is the fourth African American woman to earn a Ph.D. in astrophysics in the USA appears in the film.

Location: Physics Bldg., room 401