(Episode 36) — Dr. Karen Pardos Olsen is an postdoctoral researcher at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration. She is an expert in the evolution of galaxies. Dr. Olsen’s research focuses on the enormous clouds of gas that provides the matter for forming stars. Visit her website at http://kpolsen.github.io
(Episode 20) — Dr. Patrick Young is a theoretical astrophysicist at Arizona State University. He examines the lives and explosive deaths of stars. His research is connected to the effects of the death of stars on the local neighborhood. Dr. Young and his colleagues also examine how the chemical makeup of stars could play a role in the habitability of nearby planets.
(Episode 17) — Dr. Natalie Hinkel is an astrophysicist at Arizona State University. She has spent years compiling the largest collection of stellar abundances in her Hypatia Catalog. She is also part of the ASU NExSS project at ASU. In her “spare time” Dr. Hinkel hosts the Science Bar Podcast!