Dr. James PiercePage address: http://cset.mnsu.edu/pa/dir/pierce.html
Dr. James Pierce
Emeritus Professor of Astronomy
Ph.D. in Astrophysics, Iowa State University, 1980
Numerical Modeling, Relaxation Zones, LPV Atmospheres, Dust Grain Formation
Modeling Dust Formation in LPV Atmospheres (2014-04-14 at ISU) [pdf]
Notes on Stellar Astrophysics (2013) — a text for AST 420 and AST 421. Available as a FREE pdf !
Life in the Universe: The Abundance of Extraterrestrial Civilizations (2008) — a text for AST 115.
Elementary Astronomy (2000, 2013) — a reference book for teachers and parents of K-6 students. Available as a FREE pdf !
2017 Total Solar Eclipse
Results of our road trip to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse in Wyoming.