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A ray of hope: Fellows Friday on Renée Hlozek’s new mentorship program for South African women scientistsA ray of hope: Fellows Friday on Renée Hlozek’s new mentorship program for South African women scientists

Posted By Karen Eng

TED Fellow Renée Hlozek — currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Astrophysics at Princeton University — recently established a fund and mentoring program to bring young South African female science undergraduates to the US for summer research. The mentorship’s first recipient, Julia Healy, just completed four weeks working alongside Hlozek at Princeton. […]

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Planck satellite data: What it can tell us about the universePlanck satellite data: What it can tell us about the universe

Posted By Karen Eng

Today—March 21, 2013—the much-anticipated cosmological results from the Planck satellite have been released. In a recent blog post on her own website, TED Fellow and cosmologist Renée Hlozek describes why this is a big day for astrophysics and cosmology. We asked her to explain what the excitement is all about. “Planck is the ‘next generation’ satellite that measures the tiny fluctuations in […]