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|Please give us a personal quote or a quote of a famous person (e.g. of Albert Einstein) that describes you and your life/work.
|“Nature is never so admired as when she is understood.” – Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle
|Please describe your job in only one sentence and tell us what the most important goal of this work is.
|I am working with spectropolarimetry to develop a remote sensing method to detect life beyond Earth.
|How did you get into this research/work field?
|I first studied biology and then biological oceanography, before switching fields a bit to get involved in astrobiology.
|What would be the greatest discovery you would like to see in your life time?
|The discovery of life beyond Earth, and the accompanying awareness that much more life may be out there.
|You work for the NCCR PlanetS. What do you think will the NCCR enable you to do you couldn’t do without it?
|Learning from a wide range of colleagues in a variety of scientific fields. Truly great discoveries can only be made on an interdisciplinary basis.