Thebe Medupe on Astronomical Legends

December 26, 2010

Thebe Medupe is an astrophysicist who grew up under apartheid. Today he works at the South African Astronomical Observatory. He's also the subject and producer of a documentary film called "Cosmic Africa." He talks with Anne Strainchamps about the stories he grew up hearing from his village elders and the astronomical legends of the Dogun people in Mali.


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