Sallie Louise Baliunas is Staff Astrophysicist at the Harvard-Smithsonian Observatory and former Deputy Director and Director of Science Programs at Mount Wilson Observatory. The recipient of the Newton-Lacy-Pierce Prize and the Bok Prize, she received her Ph.D. in astrophysics from Harvard University.
Dr. Baliunas participated in the Independent Institute event States of Fear: Science or Politics? featuring Michael Crichton and a panel of other distinguished scientists. It is now available on DVD.