Amy Mainzer

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Birthday
2, 1974
Birthplace
United States
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1974 (age 44)
Birthplace
United States

About

Astronomer specializing in astrophysical instrumentation and infrared astronomy. She became known for her role as the science consultant and host of the PBS Kids series Ready Jet Go! She's also made numerous appearances on the History Channel series The Universe.

Before Fame

She obtained her Ph.D. in Astronomy from the University of California.

Trivia

Asteroid 234750 Amymainzer was named after her.

Family Life

She received a B.S in physics from Stanford University, a well as a M.S in Astronomy from California Institute of Technology.

Associated With

She appeared on the documentary about Leonard Nimroy titled For the Love of Spock.