Dr. Gianluca Masi

Dr. Gianluca Masi

Dr. Gianluca Masi 480 270 Asteroid Day

Italian astrophysicist with a PhD in astronomy and dedicated science communicator who started the Virtual Telescope Project in 2006, crowdsourcing observations of the universe. By studying the placement of the stars in it, he managed to determine the exact date that Van Gogh painted Nuit étoilée.