Rachel Wang is the astronomer at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre and recent UBC graduate in physics and astronomy. Her formal role is being the content knowledge expert, while also striving to educate and inspire students of all ages that walk through the space centre’s doors. At UBC, she researched blazars using the UBC CTIO telescope in Chile and completed her undergraduate thesis on ultra-cold neutrons at TRIUMF. In her spare time, she dreams of discovering what dark matter is made of and becoming a CSA astronaut.
Have you ever wanted to Ask an Astronomer questions about the universe? Here’s your chance! Astronomer Rachel Wang will be live online to answer questions such as “How many stars are there in the Universe?” and “What do stars eat?” Learn what to look for in our summer nighttime sky! Find out about the newest exoplanet! And discover what would happen if you fell into a black hole!
Join our Summer Reading Club Facebook Group to be part of this live event. Our Facebook group also includes all the latest Summer Reading Club updates, facts and fun! This event will also be available on Youtube. Stay tuned for the link closer to the date.