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(FREE and open to the public)
Friday August 8th 2003 7:30pm
at Chapman University Directions.

Featured Speaker

Scott Kardel
Public Affairs Coordinator, Palomar Observatory March 2003 - present

Current Research at the Palomar Observatory
an overview of each telescope on the mountain and what it has been up to lately

the 200" Palomar Telescope

It is a rare opportunity to meet with someone who has such close access and management of the telescopes on Palomar mountain. Scott will be giving us some great information about the current scientific endeavors being pursued on the mountain using the numerous telescopes available.

Mini Bio:
BS physical science/secondary education Northern Arizona University 1984
high school science teacher 1984 - 1993
MS astronomy University of Arizona 1992
Assistant Director Lake Afton Public Observatory/Fairmount Center for Science and Mathematics Education at Wichita State University 1993-2003
Public Affairs Coordinator, Palomar Observatory March 2003 - present

For more information visit;
http://www.astro.caltech.edu/observatories/palomar/ and also http://www.astro.caltech.edu/palomar/images/


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