Planetary Scientist and Assistant Professor at the Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Investigates atmospheric formation and the deep interiors of rocky exoplanets.
MPS Göttingen (Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research)
Research establishment in Göttingen, Germany which studies all the bodies that make up our solar system including the Sun, the planets, the asteroids etc. The Institute develops scientific instruments that are sent into space on ESA and NASA missions.
Astronomer at Helsinki University in Finland, interested in exoplanets, planetary systems, stellar activity, astrobiology and more. Has discovered dozens of planets including Proxima B, a potentially habitable planet orbiting our nearest neighbouring star Proxima Centauri.
Planetary astronomer who is helping to protect the Earth from asteroids. Rivkin works on NASA’s DART project which is testing ways to steer dangerous asteroids away from us. They are based at John Hopkins University in Maryland, USA.