Robert Simpson (  Google, London, UK)    @orbitingfrog    

Robert Simpson (Google, London, UK)

@orbitingfrog

 

  Chris Lintott (  Oxford University, UK)    @chrislintott   Chris is Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University and lead of the Zooniverse citizen science group. His research is focused on the formation of galaxies and running citizen science projects to investigate galaxy formation, discover planets and more. 

Chris Lintott (Oxford University, UK)

@chrislintott

Chris is Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University and lead of the Zooniverse citizen science group. His research is focused on the formation of galaxies and running citizen science projects to investigate galaxy formation, discover planets and more. 

  Sarah Kendrew (  European Space Agency, Baltimore, US)    @sarahkendrew   Sarah is Instrument & Calibration Scientist  with the  European Space Agency , working on the MIRI instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope. She is based at the  Space Telescope Science Institute   in Baltimore, MD. She has worked on a number of international ground- and space-based optical/IR instruments in the UK, Netherlands and Germany.    

Sarah Kendrew (European Space Agency, Baltimore, US)

@sarahkendrew

Sarah is Instrument & Calibration Scientist  with the European Space Agency, working on the MIRI instrument on the James Webb Space Telescope. She is based at the Space Telescope Science Institute  in Baltimore, MD. She has worked on a number of international ground- and space-based optical/IR instruments in the UK, Netherlands and Germany. 

 

  Amanda Bauer (LSST, Tucson, US)    @astropixie   Amanda is the Head of Education and Public Outreach of the  Large Synoptic Survey Telescope  in Tucson, AZ. With a background in galaxy evolution research, she is a talented communicator, writing her popular blog  astropixie . She is one of the hosts of the  Cosmic Vertigo  podcast series.

Amanda Bauer (LSST, Tucson, US)

@astropixie

Amanda is the Head of Education and Public Outreach of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope in Tucson, AZ. With a background in galaxy evolution research, she is a talented communicator, writing her popular blog astropixie. She is one of the hosts of the Cosmic Vertigo podcast series.

   Alasdair Allan    (Babilim Light Industries, UK)    @aallan   Alasdair is a scientist, author, hacker, and journalist. In the past he has mesh networked the Moscone Center, caused a U.S. Senate hearing, and contributed to the detection of what was—at the time—the most distant object yet discovered. 

Alasdair Allan (Babilim Light Industries, UK)

@aallan

Alasdair is a scientist, author, hacker, and journalist. In the past he has mesh networked the Moscone Center, caused a U.S. Senate hearing, and contributed to the detection of what was—at the time—the most distant object yet discovered. 

  Steve Crawford (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, US)    @astrocrawford   Steve leads the group developing the calibration software for the Hubble Space Telescope and its successor, the James Webb Space Telescope at the  Space Telescope Science Institute .   He is a maintainer on the  Astropy Project  and pursues research in how galaxies in the Universe evolve.  Previously, he worked on the  Southern African Large Telescope  helping to observe everything from near Earth asteroids to exoplanets to merging neutron stars.   

Steve Crawford (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, US)

@astrocrawford

Steve leads the group developing the calibration software for
the Hubble Space Telescope and its successor, the James Webb Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute.   He is a maintainer on the Astropy Project and pursues research in how galaxies in the Universe evolve.  Previously, he worked on the Southern African Large Telescope helping to observe everything from near Earth asteroids to exoplanets to merging neutron stars.

 

  Carolina Ödman-Govender (Cape Town, South Africa)    @carolune   With a background in engineering and astrophysics, Carolina is a scientist who straddles the fields of big data, education, science, technology and development with a critical eye and a vivid imagination. Her path has taken her from cosmology via cardio-vascular research labs to UNESCO and SKA and a South African start-up in the FinTech space. 

Carolina Ödman-Govender (Cape Town, South Africa)

@carolune

With a background in engineering and astrophysics, Carolina is a scientist who straddles the fields of big data, education, science, technology and development with a critical eye and a vivid imagination. Her path has taken her from cosmology via cardio-vascular research labs to UNESCO and SKA and a South African start-up in the FinTech space. 

   Becky Smethurst  (University of Nottingham, UK)    @becky1505   Becky is a Research Fellow in Astrophysics at the University of Nottingham. Whilst the majority of her position involves research into the effects of supermassive black holes on galaxies, Becky is also tasked with making YouTube videos for the masses on the popular Physics channel  Sixty Symbols . 

Becky Smethurst (University of Nottingham, UK)

@becky1505

Becky is a Research Fellow in Astrophysics at the University of Nottingham. Whilst the majority of her position involves research into the effects of supermassive black holes on galaxies, Becky is also tasked with making YouTube videos for the masses on the popular Physics channel Sixty Symbols

  Arfon Smith (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, US)    @arfon   Arfon Smith leads the Data Science Mission Office at STScI in Baltimore. Previously he worked at GitHub, helping to bring open source to academia. He’s also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Open Source Software ( JOSS ) which is designed to bring the best bits of open source and modern technologies to academic publishing.

Arfon Smith (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, US)

@arfon

Arfon Smith leads the Data Science Mission Office at STScI in Baltimore. Previously he worked at GitHub, helping to bring open source to academia. He’s also Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Open Source Software (JOSS) which is designed to bring the best bits of open source and modern technologies to academic publishing.