124. How Astrophysicists Understand Our Origins and Search for Alien Life While Building a Better World for All of Us | Erika Hamden

124. How Astrophysicists Understand Our Origins and Search for Alien Life While Building a Better World for All of Us | Erika Hamden

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Erika Hamden (@erikahamden) is an astrophysicist at the University of Arizona and Steward Observatory and leads the team building FIREBall, a telescope that hangs from a giant balloon at the very edge of space and looks for clues about how stars are created. She's a 2019 TED fellow and her research focuses on developing ultraviolet (UV) detector technology, ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy (UV/VIS) instrumentation and spectroscopy, and galaxy evolution.

* The evolution of astrophysics
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