Florian Freistetter

Florian Freistetter, born in 1977 studied Astromy at the University of Vienna. In 2008, he started the astronomy blog Astrodicticum simplex – one of the most widely-read scientific blogs in German. Publications by Hanser: The Comet in the Cocktail Glass (2013), awarded the Science Book of the Year prize in 2014, The Rediscovery of the Sky (2014), Knowledge Book of the Year in the category Public Vote, Asteroid Now (2015) and Newton – How an Asshole Reinvented the World (2017).

Since 2015 he has been a permanent member of the science cabaret group Science Busters.