Astronomer to lecture about telescope’s history, impact


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – A scientist long involved in developing ground- and space-based telescopes will speak at the University of Louisville Oct. 14 about “The History of the Telescope and Its Relation to Culture.”

    Donald York, the Horace B. Horton professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Chicago, will give the free, public Bullitt lecture in astronomy at 7 p.m. in Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium. The annual lecture is intended for the general public.

    Judy Hughes
    Judy Hughes is a senior communications and marketing coordinator for UofL’s Office of Communications and Marketing and associate editor of UofL Magazine. She previously worked in news as a writer and editor for a daily newspaper and The Associated Press.