Carnegie Science Center appoints new manager

Joan S. Reed

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Daniel Horenstein, an experienced previous professor and astronomy qualified, has been tapped to take care of the Buhl Planetarium & Observatory affiliated with the Carnegie Science Heart.

Horenstein carries a Bachelor of Arts in Astronomy from Columbia University and a Grasp of Science in Physics with an Astronomy Focus from Ga Point out University. 

His exploration pursuits incorporate the development of planetary techniques the software of machine mastering to astronomy and most importantly, the observe of science training, in accordance to a Carnegie Science Heart push launch.

Although at Santa Ana Higher education, Horenstein went from Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Director of the Tessmann Planetarium to suppose the placement of Physics and Astronomy Co-Chair. He earned tenure at the close of his fourth 12 months and was named Associate Professor of Astronomy, according to the release.

“Science is not a mystery culture,” Horenstein explained. “Sharing the pleasure of the Universe as a result of immersive mastering ordeals is essential for inspiring the researchers and engineers of tomorrow. The renovated Buhl Planetarium presents an remarkable possibility to continue on Carnegie Science Center’s legacy of creating astronomy approachable and can engage in a vital function in supporting job pipelines for our room and superior-tech marketplace companions in Pittsburgh,” Horenstein additional.

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