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Kimberly Arcand

Visualization scientist & emerging tech lead

Kim was working in molecular biology and public health when she was hired for NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory in 1998.
Since she always wanted to be an astronaut when she was little, this opportunity got Kim close to the cosmos but without the long distance commute. Today, Kim uses data to tell stories about science, whether in the form of a 3D print of an exploded star, a sonification of a black hole, or a Virtual Reality application of a stellar nursery.

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