Along the way our speaker will be very open to questions from the audience and is up for a round of "stump the astronomer" with anyone that attends the event in the Hop Mahal! You won't wanna miss this captivating presentation!
Once Dr. Fisher concludes his eye opening presentation at 7pm those interested in Hopservatory viewing or a brewery tour will be guided to there respective activity.
The admission for this special event is $40, all proceeds go to support the Worthy Garden Club & Pine Mountain Observatory. Price includes entry, a beer, light appetizers, a star tour, and a brewery tour!
Registration is required! Please sign up at the following link before Jan, 20th: Uoalumni.com/cosmicperspective
About the Speaker
Scott Fisher is a lecturer, outreach director, and director of undergraduate studies in the Department of Physics at the UO, and is also the director of the Pine Mountain Observatory in Bend. At the UO, he teaches introductory level astronomy classes, and is also working on setting up research and internship opportunities for students at large telescope facilities located around the planet.
Prior to his appointment at UO he was a program director at the National Science Foundation in Washington, DC, and before that was a permanent member of the staff of the Gemini Observatory, the fifth-largest telescope in the world. At Gemini he supported scientists from around the globe with their research projects and was the lead outreach scientist for the observatory.
Hopservatory Manager, NASA JPL Solar System Ambassador