Monday, November 10, 8:00 PM / Reynolds Hall

Dr. Jason Best is an Associate Professor of Astrophysics at Shepherd College. He earned a Bachelors of Science degree in astronomy and astrophysics from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in astronomy and astrophysics from The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA. His research focuses on the study of galactic evolution and the large-scale structure of the universe. He has published in the Astrophysical Journal and the Astronomical Society of the Pacific's Mercury magazine. He has received research grants from the National Science Foundation and has been awarded a faculty fellowship from Indiana University, during which time he conducted research in CAVE Automatic Virtual Environment at the I.U. Advanced Visualization Laboratory. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society, Phi Kappa Phi, and Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society.

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