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Howard Brooks




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101 E. Seminary St.
Greencastle, IN, 46135-0037

Physics and Astronomy

Professor of Physics and Astronomy


Physics and astronomy, Space exploration, Comets, Lunar and solar eclipses, Weather balloons


Howard Brooks uses weather balloons for high-altitude, stratosphere research, such as radiation, sunlight intensity and ozone. He is working to install two new optical telescopes, one on the roof of the Julian Science & Mathematics Center and the other in DePauw Nature Park. Brooks also is working to install a radio astronomy instrument and an old-style large satellite dish on the Julian rooftop, which would allow viewing/study of super nova signals, center of the galaxy, solar and lunar events, comets, planets, etc.

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