Els Peeters

Els Peeters HeadshotEls Peeters is an ASTROPHYSICIST whose research focuses on the physics and chemistry of interstellar molecules called polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and dust. PAHs are the largest and most abundant organic molecules in space and they play a critical role in the prebiotic evolution of life.

Listen to her Western Science Speaks podcast episode on the James Webb Space Telescope today!

"Studying PAHs is of tremendous importance for our understanding of the evolution of our galaxy, universe, and even our cosmic roots!"