Research Astronomer, Australian Astronomical Observatory and Macquarie University
Dr. Ángel R. López-Sánchez is an astronomer and science communicator at the Australian Astronomical Observatory and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the Macquarie University. He studies how the gas is converted into stars in nearby galaxies and how this affects galaxy evolution. He also provides support for visiting astronomers to the Anglo-Australian Telescope (AAT, Siding Spring Observatory, NSW). Dr. López-Sánchez is a passionate science communicator who continuously gives talks and public lectures, writes popular science writings and organizes stargazing activities. He is participating in "The Story of Light: Surveying the Cosmos".