Vera Rubin: The Matter With Dark Matter

Explore the remarkable journey of Vera Rubin, an astronomer who began her lifelong fascination with the stars from her bedroom window at just 10 years old. Facing significant challenges as a woman in a male-dominated field, Rubin’s resilience and determination led her to major breakthroughs in astronomy. Our latest video delves into how Rubin, alongside Kent Ford, challenged scientific norms and made groundbreaking discoveries about Dark Matter. Their work not only confirmed the existence of this elusive substance but also revolutionized our understanding of the universe. Learn more about Rubin’s contributions to science, her numerous awards, and her lasting legacy in astronomy. Join us in honoring a trailblazer who overcame barriers to transform our view of the cosmos!