Maggie Turnbull Searches for Life on Other Planets

Jun 17, 2013

From her home office in Antigo, Wisconsin, freelance astronomer and astrobiologist Maggie Turnbull (BS Astronomy 1998) searches for signs of extraterrestrial life. She is internationally known for her work cataloging potentially habitable planets and was named in Wired magazine’s “Smart List 2012: 50 people who will change the world.” As an undergrad, Turnbull worked with Professor Bob Mathieu and research scientist Barbara Whitney. She is featured in the current issue of the Wisconsin Alumni Association’s On Wisconsin magazine.

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