Astronomy and the Limits of Human Understanding

Three Emeritus Gresham Professors try and answer the question of what they think the next arena of discovery in Astronomy might be. Each of these professors is at the cutting edge of the field and their answers might well be a roadmap to the next decade research.


Professor Andrew Fabian

Professor of Astronomy

Andrew Christopher Fabian, OBE, FRS  is a British astronomer and astrophysicist. He was Gresham Professor of Astronomy from 1982–1984. He has been Director of the Institute of Astronomy, University of Cambridge...

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Professor Carolin Crawford

Professor of Astronomy

Outreach Officer at the Institute of Astronomy and Fellow of Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge, and Gresham Professor of Astronomy (2011–2015), Carolin Crawford is one...

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Professor Ian Morison

Professor of Astronomy

Ian Morison began his love of astronomy when, at the age of 12, he made a telescope out of lenses given to him by his...

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