A day in the life: Dr Brad Tucker

Astrophysicist Dr BRAD TUCKER opens up about a day in his life that includes searching for supernovas, consulting with film studios and reading bedtime stories – and he has the calendar to prove it.

5.45 am:    
Wake up, check emails, news and possible supernova found overnight by the SkyMapper Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory.

6 am:     
Teleconference with Dark Energy Survey Supernova Group. We are getting close to our first results!