PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Daniel Horenstein, an accomplished former professor and astronomy expert, has been drawn to the Buhl Planetarium & Observatory affiliated with the Carnegie Science Center.
Carnegie Science Center is pleased to announce the appointment of former professor and astronomy expert, Daniel Horenstein as manager of Buhl Planetarium & Observatory. pic.twitter.com/qcDxH3UvT4
Horenstein holds a Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy from Columbia University and a Master of Science in Physics with an Astronomy Concentration from Georgia State University.
His research interests include the formation of planetary systems; the application of machine learning in astronomy; and most importantly, the practice of science education, according to a Carnegie Science Center press release.
While at Santa Ana College, Horenstein went from assistant professor of astronomy and director of the Tessmann Planetarium to the position of co-chair of physics and astronomy. He landed tenure at the end of his fourth year and was named Associate Professor of Astronomy, according to the release.
“Science is not a secret society,” Horenstein said. “Sharing the excitement of the universe through immersive learning experiences is critical to inspiring the scientists and engineers of tomorrow. The renovated Buhl Planetarium offers an exceptional opportunity to continue the Carnegie Science Center legacy of making astronomy accessible. and can play a key role in supporting career pipelines for our aerospace and high-tech industry partners in Pittsburgh,” added Horenstein.
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