Paul received his bachelors degree in Physics and Astronomy with a minor in Astronomy at the U of U. He has worked in the Dept. of Physics since 2005 doing public outreach. He also runs the U's observatory, and helped with the building of a new observatory in southern Utah. Paul has a huge interest in photography and astrophotography and helps teach classes for students interested in astronomy and/or physics.

PAUL RICKETTS is currently teaching:

Class Title Semester Date(s) Program
The Universe for Future Scientists (Age 14-17) Summer 7/29/24 - 8/02/24 Youth Education
Mysteries of Mars (Age 9-11) Summer 6/24/24 - 6/28/24 Youth Education

PAUL RICKETTS has previously taught:

  • Space Academy (Age 6-8)
  • Landscape Astrophotography
  • Astrophotography for the Amateur Enthusiast