ScienceCasts: Some Comets Like it Hot.

Heather Auld
1 September 2012

Comet Lovejoy plunged through the sun's atmosphere and surprisingly, survived. The comet is has been described by some astronauts as the most amazing thing they have seen in space!

Heather Auld


My name is Heather, and I am a PhD student in the Biology Department at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada where I study how an individual's environment influences their behaviour. Most of my research is done in Trinidad, The West Indies, but I love to travel to all different kinds of ecosystems.

I also work on CurioCity as a Science Editor and to help bring you the most interesting stories and breakthroughs happening in science! I volunteer with Let's Talk Science as an outreach volunteer in Ottawa and rural Ontario. 

I love to observe and photograph the amazing animals and landscapes from around the world. 

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