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About the Author
Dr. Christopher G. De Pree is director of the Bradley Observatory and an assistant professor of physics and astronomy at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia. De Pree studies massive star formation in the Milky Way Galaxy, and uses radio telescopes to image regions of space that are so deeply embedded in dense clouds that they are undetectable with optical telescopes.
Dr. Kevin Marvel is currently serving as the associate executive officer for policy programs with the American Astronomical Society. In his current position, he lobbies Congress and the administration for increased funding for basic research and directs the AAS career services program.
Alan Axelrod created The Ian Samuel Group, Inc., and now serves as its president. He is the author of numerous books, including the Dictionary of American Folklore, The Macmillan Dictionary of Military Biography, and Dictators and Tyrants.