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Alan Hirshfeld, Ph.D

Professor

Physics

Science and Engineering

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Education

1973 Princeton University B.S. in Astrophysics
1975 Yale University M.S. in Astronomy
1978 Yale University Ph.D in Astronomy

Teaching

  • Astronomy
  • Physics
  • Electronics
  • Science writing

Research interests

  • History of science
  • History of astronomy
  • Astronomy & astrophysics

Research activities

  • Director of the UMass Dartmouth Observatory

Select publications

Alan Hirshfeld (2014).
Starlight Detectives: How Astronomers, Inventors, and Eccentrics Discovered the Modern Universe

Alan Hirshfeld (2013).
Parallax: The Race to Measure the Cosmos

Alan Hirshfeld (2009).
Astronomy Activity and Laboratory Manual

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