Dr. Debra Fischer, Planet-Hunter
Dr. Debra Fischer began hunting planets orbiting around other stars as a graduate student and recently was featured in the PBS film, "Seeing
in the Dark." She answers a few questions about her research and her life as a woman astronomer.
by Debra L. Davis
every astronomer knows, a "star party" is not a social gathering of
Hollywood's glitzy A-list. Written for a creative non-fiction writing class,
in this essay I share my first star party experience, and a little bit more.
Educators Under the Stars: Amateur Astronomers Engaged in Education and
A new book from
the Astronomical Society of the Pacific