Coos Bay, Oregon

Member since 2019

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Dr. Aaron Coyner is a solar physicist by trade and part of the physics faculty at Southwestern Oregon Community College. He is also an avid amateur astronomer, and a proponent for lifelong science exploration. Dr. Coyner has research experience having spent graduate school at Rice University, and a 3 year post-doctoral research term at NASA/Goddard Spaceflight Center. He has 6 years of teaching experience at the community college and university level. Dr. Coyner also has lifelong experience with amateur astronomy and many years of experience with astronomy clubs. His overall goal as a Solar System Ambassador is make space accessible to everyone, He hopes to instill a sense of wonder and an increased desire for exploration among audience members of ages and backgrounds. As a professor, Dr. Coyner relies on making tangible connections with audiences through comparisons to everyday life or familiar references.