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Robert Simpson

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Chris Lintott

Chris is Professor of Astrophysics at Oxford University. He is one of the creators of the Galaxy Zoo project, and leads the Zooniverse citizen science group at Oxford. For his work with Zooniverse and the innovative contributions to astronomy the projects have produced, he was awarded the Beatrice M Tinsley Prize from the American Astronomical Society (AAS) in 2014. Chris is an accomplished player of real tennis, which is far superior to the young upstart lawn tennis.

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Sarah Kendrew

Sarah is Instrument & Calibration Scientist with the European Space Agency (ESA), working at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, MD as a member of the ESA science operations team for the James Webb Space Telescope. An astronomy instrumentalist by training, she has worked on several high-profile optical/IR instruments for space- and ground-based telescopes. Her astrophysics interest is in the formation of high mass stars in the Milky Way galaxy and their interaction with their environment. She has been an organiser of .Astronomy since 2009 and has hosted numerous other astronomy-themed hack days.