Scientist of the Week

Each week, we find out what’s on the minds and in the hearts of our scientists. Get to know what they think about science, life and the far reaches of space. Careful, you’re seeing scientists as humans, in their natural habitats and sometimes their comedic wardrobes.

Sunayana Bhargava

    Sunayana is a graduate student at the University of Sussex. Sunayana is interested in galaxy clusters, and in … Read more »

Zoheyr Doctor

      Zoheyr is a graduate student at the University of Chicago. He works on gravitational-wave and multi-messenger astrophysics … Read more »

Ken Herner

      Ken is a staff member at Fermilab. He works on optical followup of gravitational wave events, and … Read more »

Jim Annis

  Jim is a staff scientist at Fermilab, where he studies gravitational wave events with an optical telescope and a big … Read more »

Simon Samuroff

  Simon is a Graduate Student at the University of Manchester, whose research interests are in observational cosmology, particularly using weak … Read more »

Erin Sheldon

  Erin is a member of faculty at the Brookhaven National Laboratory.   He is interested in the history and properties of our universe, … Read more »

Jack Elvin-Poole

  Jack is a PhD student at the University of Manchester. Jack works in the Large-Scale Structure group. He measures the … Read more »

Samuel Hinton

Samuel is a PhD student at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. Most of his time with DES is spend … Read more »

J. Allyn Smith

J. Allyn Smith is a Professor at Austin Peay State University. He joined the faculty in 2006 with a B.S. in … Read more »

Michael Baumer

      Michael is a physics PhD Student at Stanford University studying the large-scale structure of dark matter in … Read more »