ERIC Number: EJ615926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Careers of African Americans in Academic Astronomy.
Fikes, Robert Jr.
Journal of Blacks in Higher Education, v n29 p132-35 Aut 2000
Though traditionally the field of academic astronomy has belonged almost exclusively to whites, today several black scholars are beginning to make their mark in this scientific discipline. Profiles a group of contemporary African American scholars who are astronomers and astrophysicists, noting that there are at least four black graduate students ready to take their doctorates in the field. (SM)
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