John A. Read

BIOGRAPHY
JOHN A. READ is a telescope operator at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory a member of the Halifax Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and recently graduated with a degree in astrophysics from Saint Mary’s University. In 2020 he was presented with an RASC award for Excellence in Science Communication. John also cohosts RASC’s series “Explore the Universe Online.” He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

PUBLICATIONS

50 Things to See with a Telescope

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope

50 Things to See with a Telescope – Kids

50 Things to See on the Moon

50 Animals that have been to Space

50 Space Missions that Changed the World

50 Things to See with a Mid-Sized Telescope

The Martian Conspiracy (Sci-Fi)

Callisto Deception (Sci-Fi)

50 Things to See with a Telescope – Activity Workbook

AWARDS

Simon Newcomb Award for excellence in science communication.


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