Astronomer focusing on astrophysical instrumentation and infrared astronomy. She became known on her behalf role because the research consultant and web host from the PBS Children series Ready Plane Move! She’s also produced numerous performances on the annals Route series The World. She attained her Ph.D. in Astronomy through the College or university of California. Asteroid 234750 Amymainzer was called after her. She received a B.S in physics from Stanford College or university, a well being a M.S in Astronomy from California Institute of Technology. She made an appearance for the documentary about Leonard Nimroy entitled For the Appreciate of Spock.