“As a 15-year-old, I was fascinated by stars and galaxies.” An interview with Naseem Rangwala.

Recorded February 6, 2021 Archived February 6, 2021 19:23 minutes
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Dr. Naseem Rangwala is an astrophysicist and project scientist for the SOFIA mission. SOFIA, or the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, is a modified Boeing 747 airplane carrying a large telescope. SOFIA observes the universe through long infrared wavelengths. As project scientist, Dr. Rangwala is responsible for managing the impactful science of the observatory. In this interview, we discuss what makes SOFIA’s research so unique, Naseem's science journey, and why space science resonates so well in the general public.

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  • Kassie Perlongo

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