Here are four of my favorite astronomer/scientists. I would find these scientists very interesting, learned and well informed even if I were blind. Thank God for my good vision; I am totally captured when I see them speak!
Dr.Pamela L. Gay
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scientist, astronomer, writer, podcaster, teacher
Dr. Pamela L. Gay is perhaps best known for her work on the Astronomy Cast and Slacker Astronomy podcasts. Combining a solid background in astronomy with a sexy voice, this young astronomer is working to bring the cosmos to the masses, one download at a time. In addition to communicating astronomy to the public, Pamela works to engage people in doing science through the citizen science activities with CosmoQuest. This new citizen science community makes the public part of the scientific community, one NASA image at a time.Pamela lives in a historic house in southern Illinois with her husband, two dogs, and a lot of books and technology. When she is not online or teaching, you might be able to find her gardening or riding her horse.
Dr. Laura Danly
Laura Danly, Ph.D. is an American astronomer and academic. Currently, Danly serves as Curator at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Prior to her current positions, she served as chair of the Department of Space Sciences at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science.Laura Danly is a spectroscopist specializing in ultraviolet observations from space satellites.
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