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Paul Francis

Prize-winning educator, science communicator and astrophysics researcher at

About Me

Paul Francis is a prize-winning educator, science communicator and astrophysics researcher. He obtained a PhD from the University of Cambridge, has worked with NASA, and is well known for his work on the spectra of quasars. Famous for his unorthodox teaching style, his strange taste in waistcoats and for his discovery that some black holes are actually pink, he divides his time between astrophysics research and teaching. His research interests include comets, giant space blobs and hidden quasars. He has won many awards for both teaching and science communication. He is currently trying to work out why the tails of distant comets don’t point the direction they should.

Courses and Programs taught by Paul Francis

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1 course in a series
1 course in a series

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Astrophysics

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