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A Q&A with Expert David Aguilar

By | April 5, 2014

Q: Are there any new and exciting discoveries that have been made recently? 

A: We are on the verge of finding the first Earth-like planets orbiting other stars in the Universe. Within the next year, we will know what other worlds exist out there similar to ours and whether or not they have life on them!


David Aguilar

David Aguilar is the Director of Public Affairs and Science Information at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics in Cambridge, Mass. A naturalist, astronomer, author, and artist, David's expertise is in communicating the wonder of science. He is the past Director of the Fiske Planetarium and Science Center and the originator of the Science Discovery Program at the University of Colorado in Boulder; Marketing Communications Director at Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corporation; and Marketing Director for the PBS’ Emmy-winning NOVA series, Evolution. He is also an avid telescope maker and an astronomical and underwater photographer.

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