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Research cards: Black physicists

These research cards introduce the achievements of Black physicists.

These research cards introduce the achievements of Black physicists who have all made significant contributions in their fields of work, but whose stories are often less well-known.


  • Dr Yolanda Ohene
  • William Kamkwamba
  • Dr Mark Richards
  • Professor Clifford Johnson
  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock
  • Dr Claudia Alexander
  • Dr Neil deGrasse Tyson
  • Professor Arthur Walker
  • Dr Willie Hobbs Moore
  • Lewis Howard Latimer

This resource includes a writing framework to help students gather and process their research thoughts, ideas and further questions.

We are working with the Blackett Lab Family to help us give a more diverse representation within our resources. The Blackett Lab Family aims to connect, celebrate, and give voice to Black individuals qualified in or engaging with physics.

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Published: 6 October 2021

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