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An astronomer who do not use vision
A host of stars against a dark skyWanda Diaz Merced was studying astronomy when she began to lose her vision. Working in this field had always been her dream and she wasn’t about to let a change in her sight take that away from her.

She worked hard to complete her education including the completion of her PhD using sound to analyze astrophysical data. She continues to work to make science accessible to those with various disabilities refusing to allow her visual impairment to keep her from the field of science that she loves.

Read more about Wanda in this article.

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Scientist studies without sight

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