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If you are a long-time viewer of the Weekly Space Hangout, then Dr. Paul Sutter is no stranger to you at all. For several years, he was one of our on-air journalists (along with Dr. Kimberly Cartier and Dr. Morgan Rehnberg.) Since leaving the WSH fold, Paul has continued to be one of the busiest people around. Tonight we are excited to welcome Paul back to the show (even if it is for only one night) so he can bring us all up to date with everything he has been doing – as well as hopefully share a few exciting things he has planned.
But first, let me share some of the highlights.
In addition to being the author of two books (with a third in the works that is due in 2023,) Paul regularly writes articles for Space.com, Ars Technica, Nautilus, Undark, Live Science, and many more , with his articles syndicating to news outlets worldwide.
When he isn’t writing new content for publication everywhere, Paul hosts numerous science shows across all platforms, including “How the Universe Works” on Science Channel, “Space Out” on Discovery, and “Edge of Knowledge” on Ars Technica. And who can forget that he writes and hosts his “Ask a Spaceman” podcast, which is one of the top podcasts in the world!
Oh – and if that isn’t enough – did I mention Paul has been traveling extensively through his collaboration with Syren Modern Dance. “Ticktock” is a stage experience exploring the nature of time through a woven performance of narration, music, and movement. And this year he joined Syren as a U.S. Cultural Ambassador to the World Expo in Dubai!
But perhaps the most exciting news is that in December 2021 Paul and Kate St. Amand, co-artistic director of Syren Modern Dance (and the real brains behind “Ticktock”) became engaged!!!! CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU BOTH!!!
Paul earned his PhD in physics in 2011 as a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellow at the University of Illinois. He then spent three years as a research fellow at the Paris Institute for Astrophysics followed by two years at the Trieste Observatory in Italy.
Paul currently holds a research professorship at the Institute for Advanced Computational Science at Stony Brook University and a guest researcher position at the Flatiron Institute in New York City. Previously he held a joint position as the chief scientist at the Center of Science and Industry in Columbus, Ohio, and as a cosmological researcher at the Ohio State University.
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