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2 mins read 20 Feb 2020

Astrophiz 99 - Karlie Alinta Noon

Astrophiz 99: Karlie Alinta Noon - Indigenous astronomy & Milky Way Accretion

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Introduction

Karlie Alinta Noon has just completed her Master’s degree in radio astronomy looking at gas accretion onto the Milky Way and is the Indigenous Heritage Office with the Federal Department of Environment & Energy in Canberra, Australia. 

Karlie is a Gamilaraay astrophysicist, animal lover, greeny & gamer grl with a rich background in science communication including a stint working with the CSIRO. Karlie is the first Indigenous student on the east coast to obtain a double degree in Maths and Science and also the first aboriginal person to graduate with a Masters of Astronomy and Astrophysics Advanced Degree from the Australian National University.

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