Ricardo Schiavon

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Ricardo Schiavon
Credit: ARI/LJMU

Occupation: Astrophysicist

Research Areas: Galaxy formation, Observational astronomy


"I consider myself extremely lucky to be where I am, do what I do, and to be surrounded by so many amazing people here in Liverpool."


Gan De

Occupation: Astronomer and Mathematician

Year born: Around 400 BCE

Research Areas: Jupiter’s movements, Star maps, Sunspots


"[Jupiter] ...was very large and bright. Apparently, there was a small reddish star appended to its side. "

Source: Treatise on Astrology of the Kaiyuan Era, xxiii


Early Life