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Starstruck: Finding Light in the Dark

Sarafina El-Badry Nance

Egyptian-American Sarafina El-Badry Nance is a PhD candidate in Astrophysics at UC Berkeley. She has just published her first book, Starstruck: A Memoir of Astrophysics and Finding Light in the Dark, the principal subject of this presentation. The book intertwines two content strands: each chapter begins with an intriguing science lesson, and concludes with an account of personal and social obstacles overcome, including racism, sexism, anxiety, self-doubt, and even cancer. This event happens both in-person and online, simultaneously. Sarafina will join the Commonwealth Club's Gerald Harris in conversation, and audience questions are encouraged.

Moderated by Gerald Harris, Quantum Planning Group

Use code WonderfestPromo for $10 off in-person tickets, or to attend online for free

Thursday, 06/08/23


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Commonwealth Club

110 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105