Out There

W. Robert Binns, in Catching Cosmic Rays

Binns works as a research professor at Washington University. His primary research is in cosmic ray and neutrino astrophysics. 


James Buckley, in The Search for Dark Matter

Buckley is professor of physics at Washington University. Buckley’s research interests include experimental cosmology: dark matter search, and the origin of cosmic rays. He holds a PhD in physics from the University of Chicago.



Ramanath Cowsik, in Discovering Dark Matter

Cowsik serves as director of the McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences and is professor of physics at Washington University. Cowsik’s scientific contributions span over several decades in the fields of astronomy, astrophysics, and cosmology.


Christine Floss, in Studying Stardust

Floss is research professor in physics at Washington University. Floss’s research interests include interplanetary dust particles, and trace element distributions in minerals of meteorites.



Martin Israel in Catching Cosmic Rays

Israel’s research in cosmic-ray astrophysics at Washington University extends back to 1968. He has worked extensively with NASA and serves along side Binns as head of the cosmic ray group.


Bradley Jolliff, in Lunar Mysteries

Jolliff is professor of earth and planetary sciences at Washington University. His research focuses on the Moon, Mars and the materials that make up their surfaces.



Henric Krawczynski, in Beautifully Bright Black Holes

Krawczynski works on experimental and theoretical astroparticle physics at Washington University. He holds a PhD in physics from the University of Hamburg.