Niall DeaconCoordinator, OAE
Niall is an astronomer originally from Scotland. He completed his PhD at the University of Edinburgh in 2007 and since then has worked as a researcher in the Netherlands, United States, Germany and the UK. His research focusses on brown dwarfs, objects too low in mass to burn hydrogen like a star but too high in mass to be a planet. He recently authored a popular-level book on exoplanets titled “Twenty Worlds”.