Dr. David Bradstreet
Dr. David Bradstreet is an award-winning professor, author, and astronomy "rock star" who has been teaching students of all ages about the heavens since 1976 at Eastern University, where he serves as professor and chair of the Astronomy and Physics Department and director of the David H. Bradstreet Observatory and Julia Fowler Planetarium.
Dr. Bradstreet earned an MS and PhD in astronomy and astrophysics from the University of Pennsylvania and has worked with NASA, the National Science Foundation, and the International Astronomical Union. He coauthored the Binary Maker 3.0 software program that helps astronomical researchers worldwide calculate the characteristics of binary stars. In 2014 the International Astronomical Union named the asteroid 5826 Bradstreet in honor of Dr. Bradsreet's work in binary stars and for his innovative digital planetarium curriculum.
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