汪達·迪亞茲·默塞德

盲眼天文學家如何找到聽見星星的方法

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汪達·迪亞茲·默塞德研究宇宙中能量最強的事件「伽瑪射線暴」所發出的光。她失明後原無法再研究科學。但她有個啟示性的見解:數字既可轉成明眼人看的曲線圖,也可轉成盲人聽的聲音。通過「音波處理」,她再度掌握自己的研究工作。現在她鼓吹科學界應更為包容。她說:「科學屬於每個人。必須讓每個人都能接觸科學,因為我們天生是探險家。」

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Wanda Diaz Merced · Sonic astrophysicist

While searching for ways to study stellar radiation without relying on sight, Wanda Diaz Merced has developed a way to represent complex data about our universe as sound.

While searching for ways to study stellar radiation without relying on sight, Wanda Diaz Merced has developed a way to represent complex data about our universe as sound.