Laura Danly TV Self-Portrayor

Laura Danly, Ph.D. is an American astronomer and academic. Currently, Danly serves as Curator at Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles. Prior to her current positions, she served as chair of the Department of Space Sciences at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Previously, Danly held academic posts at the University of Denver (where she served as assistant professor), and at Pomona College (where she served as visiting assistant professor). In these positions, she developed curricula focusing on astronomy, archaeoastronomy, solar physics, astrophotography and astrobiology. Danly spent several years at the Space Telescope Science Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, where she held a variety of positions including project scientist for education, assistant astronomer and Hubble Fellow. In addition, Danly conducted post-doctoral research at the STSci. As an astronomer, Danly has extensive observational experience, including some 441 hours of ultraviolet observation (much of it via the Hubble Space Telescope).

Personal details

Nationality
United States of America

Education

1. University of Wisconsin-Madison Colleges/University

The University of Wisconsin–Madison (Also known as University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin, or regionally as UW–Madison, or Madison) is a public research university located in Madison, Wisconsin, United States. Founded when Wisconsin achieved statehood in 1848, UW–Madison is the official state university of Wisconsin, and the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. It was the first university established in Wisconsin and remains the oldest and largest university in the state. It became a land-grant institution in 1866. The 933-acre (378 ha) main campus includes four National Historic Landmarks.

Institution info

Type Flagship university
Endowment
2012. 1.87 bil. $
2009. 1.6 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1848
Headquarters
500 Lincoln Dr, 53706 - Madison, Wisconsin
Undergraduates
2012. 29,118
2010. 30,170
2009. 29,922
Postgraduates
2012. 9,183
2010. 12,010
2009. 11,756
Acceptance rate
2012. 54.6 %
2011. 50.5 %
2010. 66.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 10.4 K $
2011. 9.67 K $
2010. 8.98 K $
2009. 8.31 K $
2008. 7.56 K $
Official web page www.wisc.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended University of Wisconsin-Madison connected by profession and/or age

b. 1964., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1915., Actor
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b. 1926., Writer
b. 1964., Businessperson
b. 1988., American Football Running back
b. 1885., Academic
b. 1956., Mathematician

2. Yale University Colleges/University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

Institution info

Type Private university
Endowment
2013. 20.8 bil. $
2012. 19.3 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1701
Headquarters
246 Church Street, 06520 - New Haven, Connecticut
Undergraduates
2012. 5,379
2010. 5,310
2009. 5,270
Postgraduates
2012. 6,501
2011. 6,318
2010. 6,391
Acceptance rate
2014. 6.26 %
2012. 7.1 %
2012. 6.8 %
2010. 8.0 %
Local tuition
2013. 44 K $
2012. 42.3 K $
2011. 40.5 K $
2010. 38.3 K $
Official web page www.yale.edu
Wikipedia article
Social media

Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Yale University connected by profession and/or age

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b. 1956., Politician
b. 1923., Actor
b. 1891., Politician
b. 1938., Actor
b. 1777., Writer
b. 1818., U.S. Congressperson
b. 1843., U.S. Congressperson

Regular TV appearances

1. The Universe

Documentary, History
Performance type Networks Seasons From To Created by First epizode air date Last epizode air date Num. of seassons Languages Regular cast
Him/Herself
History
2007-06-19 2011-12-20
Flight 33 Productions
May 29th, 2007 9 English

Wikipedia

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