Harvard Grad Natalie Portman Pairs Up With Marvel to Help Girls Study...

Harvard Grad Natalie Portman Pairs Up With Marvel to Help Girls Study Science

Natalie Portman Thor of ScienceIn the first Thor movie, Natalie Portman portrays an astrophysicist, which is not a stretch considering her real life background at Harvard and at her high school in Long Island, where she co-authored two research papers that were published in scientific journals.

Now she has teamed up with Marvel to offer a mentorship/contest program for girls to study math and science with professional scientists in their communities.

Each pair will create a video documenting their experiences and the winners will be invited to LA where their films will be screened at the premiere of Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World on opening day.

(READ the story from SLATE)

Thanks to Joel Arellano for submitting the link

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