Meet Dr. Jennifer Wiseman
Dr. Jennifer Wiseman is an internationally recognized astrophysicist. The Purposeful Universe had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Wiseman about her perspective on the cosmos, which has been largely focused on the formation of stars and galaxies.
The Life Cycle of Stars
In this video, Dr. Wiseman explains how the very first stars were formed after the big bang, and how their life cycles affect the formation of stars and galaxies today.
Telescopes as Time Machines
Dr. Wiseman works on some of the most advanced telescopes in the world that can travel up to billions of light-years away to study the galaxies of the past. Watch to learn about how these telescopes work and what kinds of information they will bring home.
How Do We Fit into The Universe?
While Dr. Wiseman is incredibly knowledgeable about intricate cosmology of the universe, she has a strong philosophical framework that grounds her scientific curiosity. This sense of purpose beyond the observable universe drives her career in astrophysics, with a humbling and inspiring gratitude.