Dr. Mariela Massó Reid

Research Associate at the University of Glasgow in the School of Physics and Astronomy. She’s a member of the Institute of Gravitational Wave Research. She’s worked on measuring the thermal conductivity of silicon and silicon bonded samples at very cold temperatures (8 K that’s -265.15 °C). She is currently the project manager for two projects involving LIGO India and the GrEAT network (collaboration between researchers in the U.K and China).

She is from Venezuela, loves reading books, loves animals, all things vegan and spending time with her beautiful family =D

Dr. Dimitra Fimi

Senior Lecturer in Fantasy and Children’s Literature, and specialist on J.R.R. Tolkien and fantasy literature. Personal page.

Oliver Dean

I’m an illustrator, designer and creative facilitator, based in Bath, UK. 

I specialise in working with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) researchers and educators, as well as the broader education, charity, social, culture and healthcare sectors.

My experience in these areas includes illustration, design, delivering workshops, participatory projects and live performance artwork. My aim is to enhance the position of those I work with so that they may engage and inspire more people, break down barriers and challenge thinking through new ways of communication Personal page.

Dr. Manasadevi P Thirugnanasambandam

R&D Scientific & Technical Officer-D at the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India. Crucial in the development of the book, giving important cultural input.

Samir Dhurde

Award-winning, passionate and creative, Science & Astronomy communicator, with sixteen years of experience in efficiently managing teams for education and public outreach (EPO) activities, at various capacities in India and internationally. Also has experience in public and media communication, partnership building, fund raising and Astrophysics research. Crucial in the development of the book, giving important cultural input.

Shivani Pethe

Project Assistant at the Inter University Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics. Translated the Listen to the Universe story to Marathi.

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