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Dr. Matt Wiesner

Astrophysicist and Science Educator

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Northern Illinois University
Department of Physics
1425 W. Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, Illinois 60115

Teaching at NIU
NIU Observatory
Summer 2013 Astronomy
Fall 2013 Astronomy
Honors Astronomy
Honors Projects
Observatory User's Manual (PDF)
Observatory User's Manual (LaTex)

Professional Experience
Curriculum Vitae
Master's Thesis
Doctoral Dissertation
Bio
Outreach
Papers and Presentations
Teaching Experience

Interests
My Favorite Things
My Favorite Quotes
Best Astro Photos



Talks
4/14/14 All About Eclipses
2/11/14--Intro to DES
11/6/13--Gravitational Lensing
11/6/13--Space Travel
9/16/13--Interferometry
7/19/13--Comets
5/10/12--Sycamore Methodist
3/3/12--Mars Night
5/18/11--Kiwanis Club




April 2014 Lunar Eclipse!
Eclipse Event

Is the Observatory Open Tonight?
Observatory Status

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Image of me and NIU Observatory telescope is from Kyle Bursaw with the Daily Chronicle
Background is from the Sloan Digital Sky Survey