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Jesse Rogerson

Jesse Rogerson

Jesse Rogerson

Professionnal informations

Assistant Professor
York University



Region of Jesse Rogerson
Toronto, ON


  • English

Activities sectors

  • Astronomy / solar system
  • Astrophysics
  • Careers in space
  • Mars exploration
  • Space exploration
  • Launch vehicles / rockets
  • Microgravity
  • Communications satellites
  • Earth observation satellites and environment
  • Science satellites
  • Planetary science

Conferences types

  • Virtual conferences
  • In-person conferences anywhere in the country


• Ph.D. Astrophysics, York University • M.Sc. Astrophysics, York University • H.B.Sc. Astrophysics, McMaster University


Jesse Rogerson is an assistant professor at York University, where he studies supermassive black holes and variable stars; he teaches introductory astronomy and planetary science courses. In addition, Jesse is an accomplished science communicator, working to demystify complex scientific topics – from satellites and rockets to the effects of space on the human body. Jesse has worked at three of Canada’s preeminent science museums, where he engaged a variety of audiences from around the world with astronomy, planetary science, and other space sciences. He continues to study science communication theory and pedagogy.

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