Professor Martin Barstow

Posted by vm64 at May 16, 2011 11:55 AM |

With his many academic responsibilities, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and the Head of the College of Science and Engineering Professor Martin Barstow manages to spare time to contribute his expertise to media reports on national and international space and science issues. 

He has a long-standing interest in space technology and the study of white dwarf stars and interstellar space, in addition to working on the Hubble Space Telescope and the ESA Gaia mission

His expertise is often used to complement space-related reports, be it in media publications or for various lectures and events. 

He’s a strong supporter of manned space missions, detailing his views on the University’s debate site Leicester Exchanges and sharing it with Sky News. Professor Barstow’s research and expertise has been promoted by the Royal Astronomical Society, the National Space Centre, the Times Online, the Guardian, the BBC News and the Telegraph

Professor Barstow and Stephen Hawking Ionic liquids demonstration

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