Astrophysicist, science communicator, over-thinker. One of @HuffPostscience Top 30 Physicists to follow. @AucklandUni @ScienceUoA space person. Dogs rule.
I didn’t realize a large proportion of my time in lockdown would be taken up with “baked goods envy” on social media. #StopBuyingAllTheFlour
Replacing Resting Bitch Face with Resting “sad astrophysicist with neodymium magnets up his nose” Face.
Donald Trump: “I have a natural instinct for science” Also Donald Trump:
Hell hath no fury like a historically privileged group fearing they are losing their power. #ElectionNight
A lot of people have heard the term “event horizon” That isn’t what we’re seeing in this image. The bright ring is light bending around the intense gravity of the black hole. The event horizon is actually a long way inside the black circular shadow. #EHTBlackHole
Just imagine what the next generations will get to see. #KeepLookingUp
Two weeks until #TotalSolarEclipse ! Did you know that if you are in path of totality, 4 planets will be visible against the darkness?
This image represents 5 petabytes of data - “or the equivalent of the entire selfie collection over a lifetime for 40k people. “ #EHTBlackHole