On December 25, 2021, the world witnessed a historic event for science. After almost 30 years of waiting, NASA, the European Space Agency and the Canadian Space Agency launched the James Webb space telescope that will complement the Hubble and Spitzer telescopes. This is larger, and will enable a wide range of research in the fields of astronomy and cosmology.
In the group of researchers working on this project there are 2 Colombian women: Sofia Rojas, who will study the most distant galaxies in the universe, and María Claudia Ramírez, who will study protoplanetary disks in regions of massive star formation.
For this second episode of ContraTIC we speak with them, and with Andrea Guzman, Colombian astrophysicist who created Colombianas Doing Research in Astrosciences (CHIA). As part of the special #WomenInScience, This Podcast wants to highlight the effort of these 3 women who are breaking all the schemes and opening spaces for astronomy and for Colombian women.
We invite you to share this episode on social networks with the hashtag #MujeresEnCiencia, and follow the special on women in ICT, a coverage of the ImpactoTIC journalistic team for the month of women.
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