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Dr. Matt Wiesner

Astrophysicist and Science Educator

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Postdoctoral Researcher at Purdue University
matthewwiesner AT aol dot com

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
All Papers and Presentations
Teaching Experience
Best Astro Photos

First-Author Papers
The Sloan Bright Arcs Survey



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