Louis Varricchio

Louis Varricchio

@louis-varricchio
Vermont

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Name

Louis Varricchio

1. Your First Name:

Louis

2. Your Last Name:

Varricchio

Location

Vermont

Fossil Specialty (if any)

Invertebrates, vertebrates

Favorite Collecting Site(s) or Region(s)

Centerfield Coral Reef, Pennsylvania; Red Hill Station, Pennsylvania, Egg Mt., Montana; Pembina Gorge, North Dakota.

About

I have wide-ranging interests in the sciences, especially paleontology and astronomy. I bring my passion for the physical sciences and writing to help bring science to a lay audience, especially young people. B.A. degree in journalism, Temple University; M.Sc. degree in space studies, University of North Dakota. Adjunct Faculty/Science Instructor, Community College of Vermont (Astronomy and Dinosaur courses). Former NASA science writer (NASA Ames Research Center, Mt. View, Calif.). Producer/writer/host, science programs for public radio & TV. Newspaper editor, reporter, astronomy columnist. Volunteer field-team member, Montana State University. Guest lecturer on science topics. Author: “Inconstant Moon: Discovery & Controversy on the Way to the Moon” (2006).

Affiliations and Relevant Organizations

Member, New York Paleontological Society; Assoc. of Lunar & Planetary Observers, Nat’l Science Teaching Assoc.

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