Brad Tucker is an Astrophysicist/Cosmologist. Brad received Bachelor’s degrees in Physics, Philosophy, and Theology from the University of Notre Dame and a PhD in Astrophysics and Cosmology from Mt. Stromlo Observatory at the ANU. He’s leading programs using the NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope and TESS to understand why and how stars blow up. He’s also building a network of ultraviolet telescopes in the upper atmosphere. a search to find Planet 9, as well as a new mission to capture and mine an asteroid.
Brad frequently gives talks to school groups and the general public about Astronomy and chatting with the media about Astronomy news and events. Brad has also developed a series of Astronomy coins with the Australian Mint and consulted on science fiction movies. He is currently in the process of writing his first book.