Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE

Space Scientist

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience. Her BBC 2 programme “Do We Really Need the Moon?” earned Maggie the talkback Thames new talent award. She went on to present “Do We Really Need Satellites?” and Channel 4’s “Brave New World”. She is currently Presenter of BBC4’s ‘Sky at Night’, has recently published ‘The Book of the Moon’ and her first children’s book ‘Dr Maggie’s Grand Tour of the Solar System’ is out now. She obtained her degree in Physics and PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College.

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