Daniel Barker




Daniel earned his bachelor's in physics from Hamline University in 2017. During his undergrad, he spent a summer as a student researcher studying the transits of exoplanets. He was selected to present his research at the National Conference of Undergraduate Research. Currently, Daniel is a part-time student earning his master's degree in astrophysics from Swinburne University's online astronomy program.


Passionate about science communication, Daniel has published many online articles about various scientific topics. He also created the website You Can Science that provides educational resources for laypeople and is the host of Uncertainty Principle the Podcast.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Avid Gamer
  • Does woodworking in his spare time
  • Loves writing and is working on his first book