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Vision and Justice
Dr. William Phillips
Dr. William Phillips, distinguished university professor of physics at the University of Maryland, College Park, was a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize in 1997 for his work on laser cooling, a technique to slow the movement of gaseous atoms in order to better study them.
Dr. Mae C. Jemison
Dr. Mae C. Jemison, the first woman of color in the world to go into space, served six years as a NASA astronaut. She flew aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s STS-47 Spacelab J mission in September 1992 and was NASA’s first Science Mission Specialist performing experiments in material science, life science, and human adaptation to weightlessness.
Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman
Dr. Scott Barry Kaufman is a cognitive psychologist, author, and scientific director of The Imagination Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Positive Psychology Center. His specialty is the development of intelligence, creativity, and personality.