Dream Job

“It’s important to remind ourselves that we have the most glorious jobs in the world. We are all paid to figure out how the universe began and how it evolves. We’re paid to try to figure out how the night sky, full of galaxies and stars and planets, came to be. And we’re paid to try to find life elsewhere in the universe. What could be better than that?” 

–Paul Hertz, Director of Astrophysics Division

Sebastian "Seb" Hoenig

Citizen Scientist / Professor

Thomas Ashcraft

Citizen Scientist / Scientific Instrument Maker / Observer

Michaela B. Allen

Citizen Scientist / Graduate Student

Christy Turner

Citizen Scientist / Technical Business Analyst / Professional Photographer

Guillaume Colin

Citizen Scientist / Pulmonologist

Heather Lynch

Professor of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University, New York

Tamara Stajić

Citizen Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer

Alexandru Enachioaie

Citizen Scientist / Site Reliability Engineer for Altmetric

Rosa Castro

Citizen Scientist / Retired Mental Health Therapist

Jeffrey Robert Bouwman

Citizen Scientist / Middle School Science Teacher / Adjunct Professor

Annette Bombosch

Citizen Scientist / Polar Guide

Lauren Farmer

Citizen Scientist / Polar Guide

Lily Wan Wah Lau

Citizen Scientist / Photographer

Ambarish Ganguly

Citizen Scientist / IT Professional

Gerald Eichstädt

Citizen Scientist / Freelance Mathematician and Software Developer

Frank Kiwy

Citizen Scientist / Senior Software Developer

Nora Eisner

Citizen Scientist / Project Leader of Planet Hunters TESS

Jonathan Holden

Citizen Scientist

Milton Keller Drane Bosch

Citizen Scientist / Medical Doctor (Retired)

Marilé Colón Robles

NASA GLOBE Clouds Project Scientist / NASA Education Specialist

Dalia Kirschbaum

Research Scientist

Marc Jason Kuchner

Astrophysicist / Citizen Science Officer

Steven Silverberg

Citizen Scientist / Postdoctoral Associate

Katharina Doll

Citizen Scientist / University Research Assistant