In this week’s episode, Scarlett catches up with the Astrophysicist and Science Communicator Sophie Burley on her time working with the European Space Agency and her travels to Canada during her MPhys year abroad. They explore the nature of awe and wonder in space PR, celebrate the achievements of women in physics and question the weird and wonderful misnomer that is space weather. Disclaimer – may contain space spoilers and some god tier music references.
European Space Agency website:http://www.esa.int/
Sophie’s article in I,Science Issue 48, page 15:https://issuu.com/iscience/docs/iscience_good_v_evil_final__single_page_
Sophie’s video on becoming an astronaut the I,Science YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRt7Ju5Vf4Q
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