Day: January 12, 2016

Reimers Observatory

  Please go to the observatory’s new¬†website to find out about observatory programs: https://parks.traviscountytx.gov/find-a-park/reimers-ranch/observatory This Fall I began working at the Travis County Reimers Observatory! It has to be by far the best job I’ve had (aside from being the director of Starry Sky Austin, of course!) It is open to small groups of 30…
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Fall 2015 Semester Astronomy Class

This past fall, I¬†taught a 10 week long semester astronomy class for the first time. We met at Longview Park in South Austin and covered all sorts of new topics such as black holes, astrobiology and the search for exoplanets, life without a supernova, stellar evolution, cosmic timescales and stellar distances and so much more!…
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