Abraham Amiri: From Afghanistan to the Stars

02 Jan 2024 • 40 min • EN
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An unquenchable passion for astronomy born from gazing at the stars from a rooftop as a child led to his setting up a nationwide program in astronomy in Afghanistan. Escaping the wrath of the Taliban for the sin of teaching young women about the universe, he is now a graduate student at UCLA.

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