Frank Summers

Frank Summers – Dr. Frank Summers is an Outreach Astrophysicist for the Hubble Space Telescope. While his job involves presenting the wonders of astronomy through news, media, web sites, educational programs, museums and more, his specialty is cinematic scientific visualizations of research data and supercomputer simulations. Dr. Summers is a writer, science advisor, and scientific visualization supervisor on the IMAX film “Hubble 3D”. His work can also be seen in the Academy Award nominated IMAX film “Cosmic Voyage”. In addition, he was a curator for the re-birth of New York’s Hayden Planetarium in 2000, and his 24 lecture DVD course on the solar system is available as one of the “Great Courses” from the Teaching Company.