Explaining Astrophysics to this year’s Transvulcania Winner.

One of the fun things about Thursday’s job was meeting Luis Alberto Hernando. Not only was he the favourite to win this year (which he did in an amazing 6:52:39), but he’s also my kind of bonkers.

Video of Sheila Crosby with Luis Alberto Hernando discussing astrophysics
Video of me with Luis Alberto Hernando. As he says, it’s good to know languages.
 

(For those of you who don’t know Spanish, I’m translating myself into Spanish, and then he’s saying the same thing without the Mad Scientist accent. Very seriously.)

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Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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