Fine handcrafted astrophysics
since 1999

About Me

I am a theoretical and observational astronomer on the research staff of the Space Telescope Science Institute

My goals are to understand life and its origins in the cosmos and to enable discoveries in astronomy through the planning and operation of revolutionary space telescopes


Gas around galaxies and the origins and evolution of the elements from the first stars to the present

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I think about future space telescopes

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Contact Me

How to get me: email if you must, but don't get in a big hurry

tumlinson AT s t s c i DOT e d u