Emily Hardegree-Ullman
Emily Hardegree-Ullman is an astronomy professor at Colorado State University. She earned her PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she studied the chemical composition of young stellar systems. Emily discovered the fascinating subject of astrobiology while an undergraduate at the University of Arizona. Her prior research includes searching for methane lakes on Titan, investigating the evolution of protoplanetary disks, and observing extrasolar planet transits.
Heather Michalak
Heather Michalak is the Director of the Little Shop of Physics at Colorado State University where she earned her B.S. in Physics. Her interest in astronomy was first sparked by her uncle who showed her Halley’s comet through his telescope. This was the first of many astronomical events which demonstrated the wonder of sharing science through astronomy. Heather feels passionate about sharing sky lore she learned from around this wonderful planet we call home.