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Earth and the Heavens - Contemplating the Cosmos

Jennifer Wiseman

Jennifer Wiseman is an American astronomer. She received her bachelor's degree in physics from MIT and her Ph.D. in Astronomy from Harvard University in 1995. Wiseman discovered periodic comet 114P/Wiseman-Skiff while working as an undergraduate research assistant in 1987. She currently directs the Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.  She also serves as a senior astrophysicist at NASA's Goddard space flight center. She enjoys giving talks about the beauty and excitement of science, astronomy, and discovery.

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