LA Times Book Prize honors Prescod-Weinstein’s “The Disordered Cosmos”

Monday, April 25, 2022
Chanda Prescod-Weinstein looks at the camera in front of a painting

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein, assistant professor of physics and astronomy and core faculty in women’s and gender studies, received the Los Angeles Times Book Prize in science and technology for “The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey Into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred” (Bold Type Books, 2021). “I wrote this book partly because I wanted to say the cosmos belongs to all of us,” she said in her speech at the awards ceremony Friday, April 22 in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Times reported. “Y la lucha sigue,” she added: The fight continues.