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CLIP 13908

An interview with a space scientist

An interview with a space scientist

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Key Info
  • An interview with a space scientist
  • Duration: 02:54
  • An interview with Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock, a space scientist and communicator. Maggie describes how her love of science began at school when her dyslexia made it hard for her to succeed in many subjects but did not hold her back in science. Her curiosity enabled her to ask questions and seek answers. Growing up in London, she became fascinated by the Moon, which she could see despite the light pollution. She is passionate about encouraging more girls into careers in science and describes some of the challenges and goals that science faces into the future.
  • Subject:



    Phys: Space Exploration

  • Keywords: careers, Stargazing, Stargazing Live, scientist, scientific research, space research, telescope, stars, colonies, The Clangers.
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used as a stimulus when discussing careers in science and to illustrate some of the challenges that science hopes to provide solutions to in the future.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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