Careers

Spaceflight

An exhaust plume surrounds the mobile launcher platform on Launch Pad 39A as space shuttle Atlantis lifts off on the STS-132 mission.
An exhaust plume surrounds the mobile launcher
platform on Launch Pad 39A as space shuttle
Atlantis lifts off on the STS-132 mission.

Haida Liang

Occupation: Professor of Physics

Research Areas: Imaging and Sensing, Conservation, Science and Art

 

"I’m working on the boundary between optical imaging and history… physics and history are the two things that I love."

Jarita Holbrook

Jarita Holbrook
Credit: AAAS portrait photographer.
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Occupation: Professor of Astronomy

Year born: 1965

Research Areas: History, Cultural Studies of Astronomy, African Indigenous Astronomy

 

Allan Chapman

Occupation: Historian

Year born: 1946

Research Areas: History of Science, History of Astronomy, Broadcasting

 

"Historians of astronomy…are… people with a broad and open-minded curiosity about those forces which drove human endeavour in the past."

Karl Schwarzschild

Karl Schwarzchild

Occupation: Physicist & Astronomer

Year born: 1873

Research Areas: Relativity, Black Holes, Quantum Theory, Stars, Comets

 

"Mathematics, physics, chemistry, astronomy, march in one front."

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