STFC Innovation Fellow, University of Hertfordshire
Ashley Spindler is a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Hertfordshire. She works in the Centre for Astrophysics Research on novel applications of Machine Learning technologies for next-generation astronomy. Ashley was awarded her PhD from The Open University—where she studied the evolution of galaxies—and has also worked as an R&D Engineer for a small space technology company.
Her passions range from all things space and computing to science communication, podcasting, and LGBT+ activism. She is a trustee of Pride in STEM and has spoken at events around the world on LGBT+ diversity and inclusion. Ashley is currently working on her first novel—a historical fantasy set in 1830's London—and lives with her partner, Sarah, and her puppy, Apollo.
Jun 07, 2021 23:45 pm UTC| Science
Its been 30 years since Nasa last visited Venus, with the Magellan orbiter in 1990. Now, two new missions have been selected to explore the deadly atmosphere, crushing pressures and volcanic landscape. The process dates...