Cuyamungue Institute: Conversation 4 Exploration. Laura Lee Show

How Amateur Astronomers Are Discovering the Wonder - Timothy Ferris

May 24, 2022
Cuyamungue Institute: Conversation 4 Exploration. Laura Lee Show
How Amateur Astronomers Are Discovering the Wonder - Timothy Ferris
Show Notes

A major revolution is sweeping astronomy, as lone amateur astronomers, in global networks linked by the Internet, make important discoveries that are the envy of the professionals. Our guest is well known for his ability to describe the wonders of the universe and his enthusiasm for this subject is irresistible.

Timothy Ferris,  Emeritus Professor, University of California, Berkeley.
Timothy's works include Seeing in the Dark, The Mind's Sky (both New York Times best books of the year), and The Whole Shebang (listed by American Scientist as one of the one hundred most influential books of the twentieth century). A fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Ferris has taught in five disciplines at four universities. He is an emeritus professor at the University of California, Berkeley and a former editor of Rolling Stone.

From the Archives: This live interview was recorded on September 12,  2002 on the nationally syndicated radio program, hosted by Laura Lee . See more at www.lauralee.com