Spreading the Love of Science
astro- [ˈastrō/]; prefix: astro-,
relating to the stars, celestial objects, or outer space.
Origin: from Greek astron ‘star.’
noun: germ; plural noun: germs
an initial stage from which something may develop.
"the germ of a brilliant idea"
Origin: from Latin germen 'seed, sprout.'
I’m a curious and proactive adventure-seeker living in Cedar City, UT. I’ve always been passionate about storytelling and am inspired by the positive influence it can have on readers and their perspective on life. I love science (astronomy, physics, geology, etc.) in everyday encounters. I endeavor to share my observations about those topics from my travels around the world chasing eclipses. My night job is being the dark sky coordinator at Cedar Breaks National Monument. I also teach astronomy to budding inner-city kids at the HEAF. When nights are clear, I work as the astronomy guide at Stargazing Zion. I am currently enrolled in the Master of Science (Astronomy) program at the Centre for Astrophysics and Supercomputing at Swinburne University, Australia. I am a member of the American Astronomical Society, the St George Astronomy Group, the Amateur Astronomers Association New York, the Astronomische Gesellschaft, and the American Association of Variable Star Observers.
All views are my own. Image credit: Kramer Ditty