Project Scientist for the Australian Astronomical Observatory
Dr. Simon O’Toole spent a decade hunting planets orbiting stars other than the sun. He is now the Project Scientist for the Australian Astronomical Observatory Data Central project, which connects researchers to a wealth of theoretical and observational data from telescopes across the globe. Dr O’Toole builds tools that help people access astronomical data and images and interact with them in meaningful ways. He is participating in "The Story of Light: Surveying the Cosmos".