Keynote Presentation: Does the universe really care about itself? Teaching Astronomy in the 21st Century
David Eicher Editor-in-Chief, Astronomy Magazine
David Eicher is one of the most widely recognized astronomy enthusiasts in the world. He has been with Astronomy Magazine for 34 years, has logged hundreds of hours at the eyepiece, and has written eight books on Astronomy. In addition to his book writing, David has written and edited hundreds of articles on all facets of astronomy, science and hobby. In 1990, the International Astronomical Union named a minor planet, 3617 Eicher, in recognition of his service to Astronomy. He has appeared on CNN, CNN Headline News, Fox News Channel, National Public Radio, and other media outlets to promote the science and hobby of astronomy. David has also written planetarium shows for Adler Planetarium in Chicago and film scripts for NASA.