Welcome to Carson City, NV!
About the Team Lead
Get to know Jim Bean:
Q: What is your occupation?
A: High School Physics/Astronomy Teacher.
Q: How did you hear about RECON?
A: I am a volunteer staff member of the Jack C. Davis Observatory on the campus of Western Nevada College. I became aware of RECON through other members.
Q: Why are you excited about the project?
A: To be able to share authentic research experience with students.
Q: What is the best part of your community?
A: Staff members of both Carson High School and the Davis Observatory are great. Members share ideas and true collaboration takes place.
Q: What are some of your hobbies/favorite things?
A: Coaching football and basketball, Science Fiction (Star Trek/Star Wars), and solving physics problems.
Q: What is your favorite astronomical object?
A: Black holes and the possibility of worm holes.
Q: What is your favorite movie about science?
Yash Vilas Panse
Dr. Tom Herring