Jennifer Wiseman

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Jennifer Wiseman in Cambridge, UK, 2013

Jennifer J. Wiseman is an American astronomer. She received her bachelor's degree in physics from MIT and her Ph.D. in Astronomy from Harvard University in 1995. Wiseman discovered periodic comet 114P/Wiseman-Skiff while working as an undergraduate research assistant in 1987. She is currently a Senior Astrophysicist at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, where she previously headed the Laboratory for Exoplanets and Stellar Astrophysics.

Wiseman is a Christian and a Fellow of the American Scientific Affiliation.[1] On June 16, 2010, Wiseman was introduced as the new director for the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Dialogue on Science, Ethics, and Religion.[2]


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