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Heather Couper

Professor Heather Couper, a former President of the British Astronomical Association, was made a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) in 2007 for Services to Science. After researching at Cambridge, Professor Nigel Henbest was appointed consultant to both New Scientist magazine and the Royal Greenwich Observatory. He is a future astronaut with Virgin Galactic. The authors have written over fifty books on astronomy and space, as well as presenting/producing dozens of radio and TV programmes for the international market.
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