Dr. Tim Slater
Dr. Tim Slater is a professor at the University of Wyoming in the Physics and Astronomy Department. He holds the Wyoming Excellence in Higher Education Endowed Chair for Science Education and is recognized as an expert in education and public outreach in astronomy and space sciences. Professor Slater earned his Ph.D. in geological sciences and his M.S. in physics and astronomy. He holds two bachelors’ degrees, one in science education and one in physical science. Author of nearly 100 articles and eight astronomy textbooks, he is the winner of numerous awards speaks frequently on improving public understanding of science.