Dr. Becca Peixotto

Dr. Becca Peixotto

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Studies our shared human history from the bones of ancient human relatives in South African caves to resistance communities in a Virginia swamp.

Dr. Becca Peixotto

Discover Dr. Becca Peixotto!⁠ Becca is an Archaeologist known for her contribution to the Rising Star Expedition as one of the six women Underground Astronauts. She is also the Director of the Center for the Exploration of the Human Journey at Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas.⁠ Her team lead by paleontologist Lee Berger recently discovered Homo Naledi, a huge discovery, bringing us closer to knowing more about our ancient relatives.

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