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Dr. Megan E. Tannock

This artist's rendition of a brown dwarf was created by NASA/JPL-Caltech for a Press Release of my recent work.


My name is Megan Tannock and I am a programmer at Cosmographic Software working on the game Space Engine. I recently completed my PhD at the University of Western Ontario. My doctoral thesis is focused on understanding the atmospheres of sub-stellar objects known as brown dwarfs.

Megan Tannock
Megan Tannock at Gemini South

My Research

I have experience in a wide range of astronomy and physics research and software development. I specialize in observational infrared astronomy.


I am very passionate about teaching and learning. I am proud to be an educator and mentor to the next generation of scientists.

Image by Artturi Jalli

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