Anahita Sidhwa Oral History Interview
The interview was conducted as part of SAADA's ACFP 2021-2022. This interviewee discussed her childhood life and neighborhood in Karachi, Pakistan, her experience as an international student in 1975 at the East-West Center in Hawaii. She shared memories of moving with her husband to Oklahoma and eventually settling down in Coppell Dallas, Texas since 1980.
Solar Motion Disk
Anahita Sidhwa shares her passion for astronomy in her interview. This solar motion disks a little cardboard piece she uses to teach astronomy to her students. It shows very nicely what happens at the equinoxes and solstices from our perspective on Earth. Equinoxes and solstices are also an integral part of the Zoroastrian calendar and main celebrations such as Nowruz.