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 (2018)

110 Things to See with a Telescope (Summer 2021)

50 Things to See with a Small Telescope (2013)

50 Things to See with a Telescope – Kids (2017)

50 Things to See on the Moon (2020)

50 Animals that have been to Space (2020)

50 Space Missions that Changed the World (2021)

50 Things to Know about the International Space Station (Summer 2021)

50 Things to See with a Mid-Sized Telescope (2016)

The Martian Conspiracy (Sci-Fi) (2015)

Callisto Deception (Sci-Fi) (2017)

50 Things to See with a Telescope – Activity Workbook (2020)

AWARDS

Simon Newcomb Award for excellence in science communication.


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