Role : Crew Physicist
Studies : Physics
Sophie Wuyckens will assume the role of Physicist and Astronomer of the MDRS crew. In 2013, she started physics studies at Université de Mons, Belgium. She spent her third year of Bachelor at Université Laval, Québec, Canada. In 2016, she decided to continue her cursus at Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), where she chose the field of particle physics and cosmology field. She is now in her last year of the Masters degree and has chosen muography as her memoire topic.
This project is based on the building of a compact telescope based on small and gastight Glass Resistive Gas Chambers (”minigRPC”) and is aimed at performing a feasibility study of possible research on Mars geology. The first part of the project will be a simulation optimizing parameters for the detector conception. The second part will […]