Las Cumbres Observatory
In August 2019 I became the Director of the Las Cumbres Observatory, moving from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory where I was the Project Manager for the Spitzer and NuSTAR missions.
A supermassive black hole surrounded by a swirling disk of material falling into it. The purplish ball of light above the black hole, a feature called the corona, contains highly energetic particles that generate X-ray light
The TRAPPIST-1 exoplanet system. Seven planets orbiting a dwarf K-star 40 light years from Earth. Three of the planets are in the star's habitable zone.