Dr Becky Smethurst is an astrophysicist and science communicator at the University of Oxford. Her first book “Space: 10 Things You Should Know” is an accessible and inspiring read for all those wishing to get up to speed on the biggest ideas in the Universe.
On her successful YouTube channel, ‘Dr Becky’, Becky posts weekly videos about space with a huge amount of enthusiasm combined with expertise. Her relaxed and accessible style of communicating complex topics keeps people engaged and entertained, so that the channel has amassed a subscription base of over 50,000 and growing.
Becky regularly appears on BBC 5 Live, BBC News and Channel 4 News to help communicate the biggest new scientific ideas and results to the public.