New Epoch Speakers
History in the Making
Dr. Richard Hall
Richard Hall is one of the world''s leading astronomers and
an outstanding communicator, with a gift for making complex scientific
information understandable and enjoyable for the layperson.
His Radio New Zealand series Summer
Stars reached and inspired thousands. He is president of the
Phoenix Astronomical Society, a member of the Astronomy Standing
Committee of the Royal Society of New Zealand, and a Royal Society
Science Communicator. He was the creative force and organizer behind
the enormous Stonehenge Aeotearoa: the
southern hemisphere's moderen interpretation of the ancient English
monument, adapted to incorporate the Southern astronomical and
astrological traditions. Stonehenge Aeotearoa is now a major
educational and cultural destination on the North Island of New Zealand.
He has worked at several observatories, producing science programmes
and astronomy courses for the public.
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