Something Astral

Astronomer to share experiences

Emily Levesque, author of The Last Stargazers: The Enduring Story of Astronomy’s Vanishing Explorers, will discuss what it’s like to be a professional astronomer and work at the world’s cutting-edge observatories when she gives a virtual talk 7–9 p.m. Dec. 4.

Levesque is a University of Washington astronomy professor and recipient of the 2020 Newton Lacy Pierce Prize awarded by the American Astronomical Society for outstanding achievement in observational astronomical research. Her talk is being presented by the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society via Zoom and is free. For a link to the Zoom presentation, register at