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Profile: Arlie Petters

A boy from a rural village in Belize grows up to become a world-class mathematician and cosmologist.
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(This video is no longer available for streaming.) How does a poor kid from Belize become one of the world's premier researchers in the esoteric field of gravitational lensing? Hard work and persistence help, as NOVA scienceNOW reports in this profile of Arlie Petters, Professor of Mathematics and Physics at Duke University.

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