Gemma Lavender

Gemma Lavender

Contributing expert

Gemma currently works for the European Space Agency on content, communications and outreach, and was formerly the content director of Space.com, Live Science, science and space magazines How It Works (opens in new tab) and All About Space (opens in new tab), history magazines All About History (opens in new tab) and History of War (opens in new tab) as well as Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) kids education brand Future Genius (opens in new tab). She is the author of several books including "Quantum Physics in Minutes", "Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual to the Large Hadron Collider" and "Haynes Owners’ Workshop Manual to the Milky Way". She holds a degree in physical sciences, a Master’s in astrophysics and a PhD in computational astrophysics. She was elected as a fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (opens in new tab) in 2011. Previously, she worked for Nature's journal, Scientific Reports (opens in new tab), and created scientific industry reports for the Institute of Physics (opens in new tab) and the British Antarctic Survey (opens in new tab). She has covered stories and features for publications such as Physics World, Astronomy Now and Astrobiology Magazine.

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