Inge Heyer

Inge Heyer was born and raised in Berlin, Germany. Her first two years of university were spent studying Judo and Japanese language at Tenri University, Japan. Schooling continued with BAs in physics and astronomy at Smith College in Massachusetts, an MS degree in astronomy at the University of Hawaii, and a doctoral degree in science education at the University of Wyoming. Inge worked as a senior data analyst at the Space Telescope Science Institute and as an astronomy educator at the Joint Astronomy Centre in Hawaii. Now she is a professor for Physics and astronomy at Loyola University Maryland. She co-authored seven books, including “Investigating Astronomy.”