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Priyamvada Natarjan

Priyamvada Natarajan

Priyamvada Natarajan is a Professor in the Departments of Astronomy and Physics at Yale, where she also directs the Franke Program in Science and the Humanities. She is the author of Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas That Reveal the 
Cosmos.
 (July 2021)

Pluto, July 2015; photographed by NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft, with enhanced color

In Search of Planet X

Discovering Pluto: Exploration at the Edge of the Solar System

by Dale P. Cruikshank and William Sheehan

Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

by Alan Stern and David Grinspoon

Should We Colonize Other Planets?

by Adam Morton

October 24, 2019 issue

The Horsehead Nebula in the constellation of Orion, about 1,500 light years from the earth, as seen from the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope in Hawaii; from Michael Benson’s book Far Out: A Space-Time Chronicle (2009)

Revelations from Outer Space

Beyond generating awe and wonder, what scientific purposes do astronomical images serve?

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time

by Michael Benson

You Are Here: Around the World in 92 Minutes—Photographs from the International Space Station

by Chris Hadfield

Interstellar

a film directed by Christopher Nolan

The Science of Interstellar

by Kip Thorne, with a foreword by Christopher Nolan

May 21, 2015 issue

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