Chasing the Stars: How the Astronomers of Observatory Hill Transformed Our Understanding of the Universe

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Price
$30.00  $27.90
Publisher
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
7.0 X 9.0 X 0.7 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781976600241

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About the Author
James Lattis holds a PhD in History of Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He specializes in early modern astronomy and the history of Wisconsin astronomy and has published books and articles on both. Lattis helped the University of Wisconsin's Space Astronomy Laboratory create UW Space Place and has directed it since its founding. Lattis helps manage the historic Washburn Observatory, teaches courses in introductory astronomy and its history, gives frequent public talks, and consults widely for the media.

Kelly Tyrrell began her career looking through a microscope as a cellular and molecular biologist. She later embarked on a path as a science writer and developed a strong fascination with astronomy. In 2017, Tyrrell traveled to the Southern African Large Telescope for the UW-Madison storytelling project, Origins. Today, Tyrrell continues to work as a science writer and oversees media relations for UW-Madison. She also serves as engagement editor for the science journalism nonprofit, The Open Notebook. Previously, Tyrrell worked as a newspaper reporter covering health and science.