Niels Martens

Niels Martens is a philosopher of physics, a philosopher of science and a metaphysician, specialised in astronomy and cosmology. During his PhD he focused on the concept of mass and on scaling symmetries, a book on which will appear with Cambridge University Press this autumn. As a member of the German-Austrian research unit "Epistemology of the Large Hadron Collider" he focused on the philosophy of dark matter. Dr. Martens currently leads the Collaborations Focus Group of the Next Generation Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration and is PI of the COSMO-MASTER ERC Project on dark energy, black holes, inflation and spin-2 gravity.