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Ph.D. in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1978
B.A. Physics and Mathematics, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1974
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Great Astronomers - travel photos of the homes and workplaces of the first modern scientific astronomers, including Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo.
Not the ordinary travel photos! These pages include useful and historic documentation not found elsewhere.
- Germany 2002; featuring the homelands of his ancestors near Bremen.
- Grand Canyon 2002; including realistic hints for hiking.
- Italy 2002; featuring a visit to Galileo's home in Florence.
- Japan 2003; Tokyo, Mt. Fuji, and the world's greatest hobby store.
- Pikes Peak Descent 2005; a 13 mile hike down America's most famous mountain
- Total Solar Eclipse and Greece 2006; totality for almost 4 minutes, and tours around Greece with a stop in Turkey
- Pikes Peak Ascent 2006; a hike up to the 14,115' summit in only three hours.
- Hike to the Pacific Ocean; 21 miles round trip from my home to the beach in San Diego.
- Germany and Poland 2006; Kepler, Copernicus, Minerals, and beautiful cities (and food!).
- Germany and Austria 2007; Beethoven, Mozart, chocolate, and Kepler.
- Holland and Belgium 2008; 400 Years of Telescopes, scientists, and cathedrals.
- Israel 2009; return to the Holy Land.
- Italy 2009; visit to Rome during two major sporting events, with side trips to Assisi and Pompeii.
- RMNP YMCA 2010; hiking and crafts at the YMCA camp near Rocky Mountain National Park.
- Pacific Coast Cruise 2010; Vancouver to Los Angeles, with all the food we could eat!
- Sequoia 2010; Hikes in Sequoia National Park, mostly above timberline.
- France 2000; our first trip to Paris
- England and Egypt; Stonehenge to Luxor
- Prague, Vienna, and Bratislava; Cathedrals and Memorials
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