April 24, 2014

Thursday Open Thread: African-American Astronomers and Astrophysicists

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Dr. Beth A. Brown was born in Roanoke, VA in 1969. She liked science because she was always curious about how something worked and why something existed. She participated in science fairs in elementary school and junior high, but although space fascinated her, she chose projects that had nothing to do with astronomy. She grew up watching Star Trek, Star Wars, and other shows/movies about space.

Beth was a bright student who took AP classes in high school while performing with the marching and concert bands. She started to take a physics class, but dropped it when she felt she wasn’t learning anything. She was Valedictorian of her graduating class. She was still fascinated with space and decided she wanted to become an astronaut.

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