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Visions of the Universe

Four Centuries of Discovery

Short Biography

Frank Summers

Frank Summers is an astrophysicist at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Maryland. He works in the Office of Public Outreach, presenting the results of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope to the public through news media, web sites, museum exhibitions, and planetariums. He also creates visual simulations of astronomical phenomena. Before he was a professional astronomer, Dr. Summers was nationally-ranked in ice dancing.


Q: How did you become an astronomer?
Video length: 1 min. 21 sec.