Pink planets and green galaxies? Is space really so colorful? Join Kimberly Kowal Arcand, visualization lead for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory, as she explores the universe in different parts of the spectrum to find out how much we can learn about the cosmos when we look beyond what human eyes can see.
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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. Arcand is a leading expert in studying the perception and comprehension of high-energy data visualization across the novice-expert spectrum. As a science data "story teller" she combines her background in biology and computer science with her current work in the fields of astronomy and physics. Arcand is also an award-winning author, producer, and director.
Photo by Adeline & Grace Photography
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