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Alison Gibbings

Alison Gibbings

Alison Gibbings

Alison Gibbings works with Max Vasile at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.  They and their team are developing the "laser bees" approach to non-contact deflection of Near Earth Asteroids by laser ablation from solar-powered spacecraft.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearance

Kindred Spirits: Alison Gibbings and Carolyn Shoemaker at the Planetary Defense Conference

April 29, 2013 • 28:50

Our special coverage of the PDC continues with two planetary scientists separated by almost 60 years in age, but with similar dedication and enthusiasm for saving the planet.

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