Dr. Jeffrey Bennett answers questions with host Dee Andrews.
Miami University (Ohio) selected Beyond UFOs as their Summer Reading Program book for the Class of 2012, requiring all 3,700+ incoming students to read and discuss the book. As part of the program, Dr. Bennett delivered the followiing remarks all these students, along with faculty, administrators, and some parents and upper class students — a […]
The Daily Camera Author: Todd Neff – Camera Staff Writer The John Grisham of astronomy textbooks lives in north Boulder. Jeffrey Bennett, a University of Colorado-trained astrophysicist and longtime instructor there, is known locally for his children’s books “Max Goes to the Moon” and “Max Goes to Mars.” But these well-regarded, Rottweiler-centric efforts were sidelights […]
The Daily Camera – September 28, 2004 Author: Mary Butler – Camera Staff Writer Jeffrey Bennett once dreamed of becoming an astronaut like Neil Armstrong and the others who flew the famous Apollo missions that landed on the moon six times between his 10th and 13th birthdays. The 45-year-old Boulder astrophysicist, teacher and author never […]
Women’s Magazine – February 2004 By Marcey J. Cote Some might expect an astronomer to have his eyes locked on the sky or his head in the clouds, but Jeffrey Bennett defies these stereotypes. While the local astronomer/writer uses his academic background to drive his personal mission, he keeps his ideas firmly grounded. His ideas […]
Max was once actually invited to the David Letterman show — not because of his starring role in books, but rather because of the trick in the video clip below. As described in Max Goes to Mars, he learned the trick as a puppy and did it all his life. He began to tremble with […]
Coloradan – February 2002 By Preston Dyches The solar system began in the 1980s and extends 3.6 billion miles from Fiske Planetarium to Colorado Avenue. Well, sort of. CU-Boulder’s scale model of the solar system was designed by a group of students and faculty in the 1980’s led by astrophysicists Jeffrey Bennett and Tom Ayres. […]