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Robert J. Nemiroff

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Robert Nemiroff

Professor, Physics

Expert in: Astronomy

Robert Nemiroff is perhaps best known for leading in the production of NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day, one of the most popular websites in NASA, astronomy and science, averaging over one million hits a day. An astrophysicist, his research interests include gamma-ray bursts, gravitational lensing, cosmology and sky monitoring. Along with others, he has made a number of scientific predictions that have come true, including several gravitational lensing phenomena. He recently made headlines with a scientifically meticulous but tongue-in-cheek search for evidence of time travel on the Internet. He has won Michigan Tech's Research Award.

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