Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase

Grace Wolf-Chase is an Astronomer at the Adler Planetarium, an Associate at the University of
Chicago, and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Zygon Center for Religion & Science in Hyde
Park. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Physics from Cornell University and a Ph.D. in
Astronomy from the University of Arizona. In 1994, she was awarded a National Research
Council postdoctoral fellowship to pursue star formation research at NASA/Ames Research
Center in Moffett Field, CA, and in 1996 she was awarded a University of California President’s
postdoctoral fellowship to continue these studies at UC Riverside. Her current position combines
academic research with education and public outreach. Wolf-Chase’s primary research interests
include all aspects of the earliest stages of star formation in our Galaxy. She has published
dozens of scientific papers in her field and is a member of the science team for the Milky Way
Project, a citizen science initiative that is part of `Zooniverse’, the world’s largest and most
popular platform for people-powered research. Wolf-Chase resides in Naperville, IL with her
spouse, and she has 3 children in college.

Broadcast 2771 Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase

Guest:  Dr. Grace Wolf-Chase; Topics:  Astronomy, the Adler Planetarium, outreach, citizen science, Star Trek & much more.  Please direct all comments and questions regarding specific Space Show programs & guest(s) to the Space Show blog which is part of archived program on our website, www.thespaceshow.com.  Comments and questions should be relevant to the specific Space Show program. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are a violation of our copyright and are not permitted without prior written consent, even if for your own use.

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