Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock is an honorary research associate in University College London’s Department of Physics and Astronomy. She is widely recognized as the BBC’s “face of space,” presenting The Sky at Night to nearly 500,000 weekly viewers. With a degree in physics from Imperial College and a PhD in mechanical engineering, she has worked as a space scientist for many years and now tours the UK speaking to inner-city schools and inspiring the next generation of physicists. In 2006, she was one of six “Women of Outstanding Achievement” winners with GetSET Women.