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Christian Ready
Works at Towson University
Attended Villanova University
Lived in Springfield, PA
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Some gorgeous ice halos in this photo!
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Dance of the Planets: An A Capella homage to worlds beyond our solar system (VIDEO)
My friend Padi Boyd is an astronomer at NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center. She's also a  singer, songwriter, and founding member of The Chromatics, an A Capell
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Base jumping off the cliffs of Miranda, flying through the atmosphere of Titan, watching the blue sunsets of Mars, this film gave me chills!
Many of us look at images of the planets of our solar system and see magnificent landscapes and stunning views of other worlds. But filmmaker Erik Wernquist see
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You wouldn't like Orion when she's angry
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Some legitimate criticism of Interstellar (Spoilers) Stop Putting New Age Pseudoscience in Our Science Fiction http://ow.ly/EbhP2
If the pseudoscientific woo about love and time travel in Interstellar pissed you off, you aren't alone. Though Christopher Nolan's gorgeous space opera isn't the first science fiction film to descend into a morass of new age platitudes, here's why it should be the last.
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This was a lot harder than I thought it would be.
Have a listen to each competitor's music in the Dead Covers Project Bracket by clicking on the "Watch the video" button. Vote for you favorite by dragging their cover image to the next round. You can also move the board around your browser window by clicking anywhere on the board.. Learn more » ...
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A video artist put together a demo reel using NASA space images. The result is amazing.
“Space Suite” by Lucas Green. This video comes to us from Lucas Green, a video artist who is working on a project that requires stunning space visuals. Rather than create them from scratch, Green mined the publicly available imagery to be found on NASA's many websites. In addition to being easy ...
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Go outside tonight and spot Comet Lovejoy!
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Tonight (11:22pm EST), Japan launches Hayabusa 2, it's second asteroid sample return mission. With four landers. Because science.
On Wednesday, December 3 at 1:22 p.m Japanese Standard Time (Tuesday, December 2, 11:22pm EST),  the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Space Agency (JAXA) will se
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My thoughts on the phenomenal success that was Philae's comet landing.
Philae now lies somewhere in the dark on Comet 67P. Its batteries drained, it has gone into hibernation, probably for the last time. Its story was nothing s
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This is gonna be awesome!
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Occupation
IT Product / Project manger; Adjunct Professor of Astronomy & Physics
Skills
Project Management, Teaching, Requirements Analysis, Team Leadership, Product Management
Employment
  • Towson University
    Adjunct Professor of Astronomy & Physics, 2014 - present
  • Formstack
    Product Manager, 2015 - present
  • Nsite, LLC
    Project Manager, 2007 - 2015
  • Bay Business Solutions
    2005 - 2007
  • Accelera
    2000 - 2004
  • NASA Goddard Spaceflight Center
    1997 - 2000
  • Space Telescope Science Institute
    1992 - 1997
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Previously
Springfield, PA - Baltimore, MD - Hampstead, MD - Columbia, MD - Westminster, MD
Story
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Astronomer, web developer, speaker & public outreach-er
Introduction
I am a web developer and volunteer officer in the Civil Air Patrol, the USAF Auxiliary. I love my country, my family and friends. 

I hold a Bachelor's in Astronomy & Astrophysics and worked on the Hubble Space Telescope. I enjoy public speaking and informal education about our understanding of astronomy and the universe.
Bragging rights
I worked on the Hubble Space Telescope at the Space Telescope Science Institute and then on the X-Ray Timing Explorer at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. I'm the proud husband of Jeri Smith-Ready and proud daddy of our two cats :)
Education
  • Villanova University
    Astronomy & Astrophysics, 1987 - 1992
  • Springfield High School, Delaware County, PA
    1983 - 1987
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