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SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017 - JEFF SILVERMAN

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Astronomer Jeff Silverman will speak Sunday, August 20, at 12:00 p.m. in Town Square. Silverman is a data scientist at Samba TV. Before moving into the tech industry, Silverman was a National Science Foundation Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in astrophysics at the University of California at Berkeley, working on observations of exploding stars and dark energy. He is heavily involved in science communication and public outreach programs. Silverman will also speak on Monday, August 21, at the Viewing Party hosted by the cities of Ketchum and Sun Valley at Festival Meadow.