Monthly Archives: July 2016

TED Talk: How a blind astronomer found a way to hear the stars

OAD post-doctoral researcher, Dr Wanda Diaz, gave a talk at TEDx Vancouver in Canada. She talked about the sonification techniques that she uses to conduct research and her “dreams of a level scientific playing field” that allows people with disabilities to contribute to the field. Wanda Diaz Merced studies the light emitted by gamma-ray bursts, the most […]