Bryan Gaensler

Astronomer; Director of the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Bryan Gaensler is an award-winning astronomer and passionate science communicator, who is internationally recognized for his groundbreaking work on dying stars, interstellar magnets and cosmic explosions. A former Young Australian of the Year, NASA Hubble Fellow and Harvard professor, Gaensler is currently a Canada Research Chair at the University of Toronto, where he directs the Dunlap Institute for Astronomy and Astrophysics.