“The Astronomical Universe” Seminar to be presented by Lakeland resident | People
Gerrit Verschuur, Ph.D., author and adjunct physics professor, will present his third and final series about the universe, Monday, January 14th. Dr. Verschuur will be giving two identical presentations titled “Is anyone else out there? On listening for voices from space,” at 11 a.m. and at 6:30 p.m. Each seminar is slated to last about 50 minutes
Dr. Verschuur, a Lakeland resident and Commissioner, has written extensively about science for the lay person and is author of eight books and co-author of three textbooks ranging from the story of the Invisible Universe, Comets and Asteroids, Interstellar Matter, as well as Magnetism. He has published 70-plus articles in Astronomy Magazine and other popular science magazines and has authored nearly 100 technical research papers.
Dr. Verschuur has given talks to the general public on three continents and during the past 18 years has been a speaker at Mid-South Star Gaze, the annual gathering of a hundred or so amateur astronomers at French Camp in Mississippi.
Please RSVP if you plan to attend the presentation by contacting Program Coordinator Joy Cloud at 867-5414 or firstname.lastname@example.org.