Rob Thacker

Rob Thacker is an astrophysicist, teacher, communicator and all round big kid. He is also an associate professor and Canada Research Chair in Computational Astrophysics at St. Mary’s University in Halifax. NASA’s proposed Terrestrial Planet Finder project would study planets beyond our solar system for important clues on the conditions necessary for life to exist. Back on Earth, NASA has extensive research into our rapidly warming world.


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