#0 The Interns
Tess, Oscar and I (Gabriel) are the new DIAS Summer Students and we will be working on the restoration of Dunsink Observatory. We have decided to write a blog to document our journey this summer and to showcase the wonders of Dunsink observatory to a wider audience. We will also be posting to the Dunsink instagram so be sure to check it out. First though a little more info about us.
Degree: Fourth year Physics with Astronomy and Space Science (UCD)
Favourite Scientist: Alan Turing
Favourite Space-related Film: Interstellar
What got you interested in Astrophysics:Â Visiting Kennedy Space Center as a kid and touching a moon rock
Plans after college: Postgraduate in Astrophysics/Aerospace Engineering
Degree: Fourth year Physics and Astrophysics (TCD)
Favourite Scientist: Richard Feynman/Annie Maunder
Favourite Space-related film: The Martian
What got you interested in Astrophysics: Watching Brian Cox documentaries with my dad when I was small
Plans after college:Â After college I’m not too sure what I want to do yet.
Degree: Third year Physics and Astrophysics (TCD)
Favourite Scientist: Brian Cox
Best Space-Related Film: Gravity
What made you interested in Astrophysics: Growing up, watching all the Brain Cox and Stephen Hawkings documentaries I could find!
Plans after college: Postgraduate in Astrophysics or Education psychology