Kirsten Banks, Astrophysicist

About Kirsten Banks:

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Kirsten Banks is an astrophysicist, avid science communicator and proud Wiradjuri woman. She has always had a passion for science and a love for the sky, dreaming of becoming a meteorologist in Primary School and then an astrophysicist in High School. Kirsten loves to share her passion for the stars and is most well known for her short and entertaining TikTok videos about space and astronomy. Currently she is doing a PhD in the field of galactic archaeology, studying the stars of the Milky Way to uncover secrets of its formation and evolution.