Palestinian Astrophysicist Who Rose from Poverty Returns to Teach Gaza Teens to...

Palestinian Astrophysicist Who Rose from Poverty Returns to Teach Gaza Teens to Gaze Upward

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hubble-cats-eye.jpgSuleiman Baraka, the eldest of 14 children of a Palestinian butcher, rose from humble beginnings in violence-wracked Gaza to become an astrophysicist, space weather expert and researcher for NASA, the US space agency.

Now, at 45, he is back home with a new mission: to teach kids to look up from their blockaded, beaten-down surroundings and into the limitless beauty of the universe.

(READ the AP Story at Jerulsalem Post)

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