Alice Gorman is an internationally recognised leader in the emerging field of space archaeology. Her research on space exploration has been featured in National Geographic, The Monocle and Archaeology. She won the 2017 UNSW Press Bragg Prize for science writing. She is a faculty member of the International Space University's Southern Hemisphere Space Program in Adelaide and is a senior lecturer at Flinders University. She has worked extensively in Indigenous heritage management and is also a specialist in stone tool analysis, and the Aboriginal use of bottle glass after European settlement. Alice is a member of the Executive Council of the Space Industry Association of Australia, the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, and a Councillor of the Anthropological Society of South Australia. She tweets as @drspacejunk. Her twitter account shows that she is gregarious in a way that matches her moniker.
`As charming as it is expert, as gripping as it is surprising, Dr Space Junk vs The Universe deftly threads together the cosmic and the personal, the stupendousness of space with the lived experience of human beings down here' - Adam Roberts, author of Gradisil