Stephan Martin

Astronomer, Author, and Educator

Stephan Martin is an astronomer, educator, and writer who has taught astronomy and physics at colleges and educational centers across the U.S. for over twenty years.

Currently Assistant Professor of Astronomy at Bristol Community College in southeastern Massachusetts, he is active in exploring and promoting interdisciplinary approaches to exploring the universe. His current research and writing focuses on the transformative potential of the insights of modern science and their integration into personal experience and everyday life.

He frequently lectures and gives presentations on astronomy and the wonders of the night sky at observatories, planetariums, and other popular venues, and has published a wide variety of articles on a multitude of topics that range from technical scientific research to academic papers in philosophy and humanities to popular-level articles on science education and everyday spirituality. His latest book is Cosmic Conversations, a collection of interviews with leading scientists, spiritual teachers, and cultural creatives on the nature of the universe.

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