Astrophysicist Tamara Davis studies the elusive “dark energy” that’s accelerating the universe. She’s measured time-dilation in distant supernovae, helped make one of the largest maps of the galaxies in the universe, and is now measuring how supermassive black holes have grown over the last 12 billion years. Her accolades include the Australian Academy of Science’s Nancy Millis Medal for outstanding female scientific leadership, and an Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to astrophysical science, education, and young astronomers. When not science-ing she’s playing sport, including captaining Australia at World Championships in Ultimate frisbee!
Tamara Davis appears with thanks to Academic Partner The University of Queensland