Thanks for visiting my web site.
I was an amateur astronomer until about 2005. My interest
had been life-long
but only during my retirement had I pursued astronomy as
I have always dreamt of.
More recently I have devoted myself to
composing and performing experimental music. You can learn
more about that work by visiting my home page
and clicking on "music."
Aspects of astronomy that fascinate me:
- Motions of solar system objects.
- Photometry: the measurement of brightness of stars (see www.aavso.org.) I was treasurer
of the Americal Association of Variable Star Observers for about 5 years.
- Cosmology. I can't do much observing to support this interest;
so I read.
- Education of children. I committed myself to helping young students
develop an interest in science. I did this by volunteering my
time in public schools in Cambridge and Somerville, Massachusetts.
For about 5 years I had a Project
Astro teacher-partner in one school, and I ran after-school
programs for talented children in Mathematics and Astrophysics
in another school.
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The astronomer alongside the observatory.
The happy astronomer in his finished observatory