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Space is part of the land: Indigenous knowledges; light and satellite pollution; and the future of space exploration

February 13, 2023 at 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Location:1301 Health Sciences Building

The Ānako Indigenous Research Institute and the Faculty of Science are partnering to welcome Hilding Neilson, an interdisciplinary scientist whose research explores the intersection of science, astronomy, and Indigenous knowledge. Following his lecture, Hilding will be joined by the Carleton University Physics Society (CUPS) for a follow-up discussion. Hilding is visiting from the Department of Physics & Physical Oceanography at Memorial University in St. John’s, NL.

“As a Mi’kmaw person, I strive to embrace and integrate Indigenous knowledges and methodologies to better understand the physics of stars and the Universe and our place in it.” –Hilding Neilson

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