Alan Duffy is an Associate Professor at Swinburne University and Lead Scientist of the Royal Institute of Australia. Alan understands how galaxies form and grow within vast halos of invisible dark matter that hold it together. He is also part of SABRE, the world’s first dark matter detector in the Southern Hemisphere, attempting to detect this new type of mass. He is a sought after media commentator explaining the latest scientific discoveries with ABC News Breakfast, Ten’s The Project, ABC Radio MELBOURNE and SYDNEY and TripleJ. In addition, Alan is a contributor to one of Australia’s most popular science magazines Cosmos and has his own column in The Conversation. Most recently, he featured in Todd Sampson’s Life on the Line.
Extracted from Maggie's Recipe for Life by Maggie Beer with Professor Ralph Martins, published by Simon & Schuster Australia, RRP AU$39.99 or NZ$45.00.
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