Miruna Popescu

                    Astronomer, science educator and artist, born in Romania


Dr Miruna Popescu is a scientist with a PhD in solar physics. 

She works at the Armagh Observatory, and she was the coordinator in Ireland for the International Year of Astronomy.

Miruna is strongly influenced by the magic of stars and in her astro-paintings she aims to depict the beauty of the Universe. 

“People have been looking at the sky before any divisions in the society started to form. The sky is everyone's.”

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