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Science writer , science writing/astronomy educator

Mark Evan Littmann, American science writer, science writing/astronomy educator. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Distinguished lecturer 1985-1987), American Astronomical Society (full), National Association Science Writers.

Background

Littmann, Mark Evan was born on December 8, 1939 in St. Louis. Son of Lewis E. and Muriel Jane (Stein) Littmann.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1961. Master of Arts, Hollins College, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1969.

Career

Director, Hansen Planetarium, Salt Lake City, 1965-1983;member honors program faculty, adjunct associate professor, U. Utah, Salt Lake City, 1966-1985;president, Starmaster Corporation, Knoxville, since 1981;science communicator, Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore, 1985-1987;freelance writer, Baltimore, 1987-1990;adjunct faculty, Loyola College, Baltimore, 1988-1990;professor journalism, chair of excellence in science, technical, and medical writing, U. Tennessee, since 1991. Adjunct Professor astronomy U. Tennessee.

Works

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (Distinguished lecturer 1985-1987), American Astronomical Society (full), National Association Science Writers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, skiing, softball.

Connections

Married Peggy Anne Owens, December 14, 1980. Children: Beth Ann, Owen Lewis.

father:
Lewis E. Littmann

mother:
Muriel Jane (Stein) Littmann

spouse:
Peggy Anne Owens

children:
Beth Ann Littmann

Owen Lewis Littmann