“In this talk, Laurie discusses her journey to becoming an astronomer and the fascinating process of observing stars from one of the top observatories in the world. Tune in to learn more about the birth of stars and the tools and techniques used to study them.”
Learn about Dr. Hilding Neilson, an assistant professor at the Dunlap Institute, who conducts research on astrophysics and the intersection of science, astronomy, and Indigenous knowledge. He shares his academic journey and his perspectives on being Indigenous in astronomy, as well as his favorite constellation, Muin and the Seven Bird Hunters.
Internal links: Dunlap Institute, astronomy, Indigenous knowledge, colonization, Western science, constellations