- Those I made in my high-school days in St. Paul, MN
Mary Klassen -
My sister and burgeoning computer geek! Soon all the WWW
design firms will be clamoring to hire her.
Todd Carpenter -
Eric Larson - another friend since my high school days, now a
middle school science teacher
Shaun Kelly - computer programmer,
storm chaser, electronics guru, etc.
- Those I met out at UW
Bob Howell - my dissertation advisor and former boss
Earl Spillar - provided me technical assistance with imaging
and IR cameras while Bob was on sabatical
Nor Pirzkal - "stellar" astronomer working for ESO in wonderful
Garching bei München (we visited him there!)
Larry DeWarf - Villanova astronomy faculty member and binary star expert
Mary Ann Hickman Klassen - Swarthmore physics/astronomy faculty member and
Tim Titus - Former fellow UW grad student and now fellow Mars researcher
- Those I made in Cornell
- my post-doc advisor; a.k.a. Mr. Mars
Phil Nicholson - current editor of Icarus; great for lunchtime
conversations on just about any topic!
Bill Bottke - Mr. Asteroid and fellow Minnesotan (we actually
met when we were both undergrads at the University of Minnesota
Joe Harrington - a
type of Rennaisance man...
Don Banfield - another lunchtime friend and great conversationalist
- Those I've met here at Rowan
Karen Magee-Sauer -
astronmy prof, comet researcher, and great physics education
Eddie Guerra -
fellow new astronomy faculty
Trish Yurak - psychology
prof; it's all about her, don't you know...
Sharyn Clough -
philosophy and religion prof specializing in philosphy of science among
many other things.