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Directory of Ambassadors: Tom Hooten
Tom Hooten
Tom Hooten
Member Since 2006

Tyler, Texas


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Biographical Information:

Tom Hooten received his MS in Astronomy from Vanderbilt University in 1989. Since then he has been employed as a carpenter, a plumber, an engineer, a physics professor, and a planetarium director. He serves on the board of the Southwest Association of Planetariums and as representative on the Texas Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. Tom's interests include robotic observatories, variable stars, cosmology, astronomy education, and ultimate questions.

Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:

Exploration of Saturn talk for GET-IT
Hudnall Planetarium

Lecture at Public Library
Tyler Public Library

Public Astronomy Lecture Series for October 2008
Hudnall Planetarium

Public Astronomy Lecture Series for November 2006
Hudnall Planetarium

Seasons Workshop
TX ESC Region 7

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