Niall Deacon

Niall Deacon

Coordinator, OAE

Curriculum Vitae

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”.
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