Adam Avison is a research astronomer from the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester, where he is a member of the UK ALMA Regional Centre Node. He works there as a support scientist for the Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-mm Array (ALMA) telescope in Chile, a world leading telescope observing at millimetre wavelengths, ensuring astronomers around the UK get the best out of their data from ALMA.
Adam’s research focuses on the how massive stars, those 8 or more times the mass of the Sun, are able to form (they shouldn’t really be able to) and the destructive impact they have on their birth places when they do!
Talk: Exploring the Cool Universe from the Andes with the ALMA Telescope
Dot Talks, Star Pavilion Sunday 2017