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Episode Info: The Two Gay Geeks 🏳️‍🌈 have a chat with David Lee Summers, scientist and astronomy associate at Kitt Peak National Observatory. We chat about what David does there and some of the new instrumentation and experiments going on at Kitt Peak and the telescopes he works on. We visited David on the day after Thanksgiving, a snowy day that saw a significant rock slide just after we passed where it landed. We were the last visitors for awhile due to that rock slide, but we had a great time in the cold and snow while David gave us a grand behind the scenes tour. Have a listen and we hope you enjoy this as much as we did.   About David Lee Summers David Lee Summers is an author, editor, and astronomer living somewhere between the western and final frontiers in Southern New Mexico. He is the author of ten novels including Owl Dance, Vampires of the Scarlet Order, and The Solar Sea. His short fiction has appeared in such magazines as Realms of Fantasy, Cemetery Dance, The Vampire's Crypt, Aoife's Kiss and Science Fiction Trails. He has edited the anthologies A Kepler's Dozen and the Full-Throttle Space Tales Anthologies Space Pirates and Space Horrors. In addition to his work in the written word, David has also worked at numerous observatories around the southwestern United States. Currently, he works for Kitt Peak National Observatory, outside of Tucson, Arizona. He lives in Southern New Mexico with his wife Kumie and his daughters Myranda and Verity. About Kitt Peak National Observatory ☀☀☀ Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO), part of the National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO), supports the most diverse collection of astronomical observatories on Earth for nighttime optical and infrared astronomy and daytime study of the Sun. Sharing the mountaintop site with the National Solar Observatory, KPNO, founded in 1958, operates three major nighttime telescopes and hosts the facilities of consortia that operate 22 optical telescopes and two radio telescopes. (See the Tenant Observatories list.) Kitt Peak is located 56 miles southwest of Tucson, AZ, in the Schuk Toak District on the Tohono O'odham Nation and has a Visitor Center open daily to the public.     In our second segment, we chat about our viewing of the Metropolitan Opera's Live in HD transmission of Porgy and Bess. We also highlight recent articles posted to the in the past week. As always we have our birthdays and we have the ever-popular feedback segment. We welcome your feedback. Please, let us know what you think. Good or bad, we want to know and you could receive a shoutout in the feedback segment. Thank you for listening, we really do appreciate you taking time out of your day to spend with us.     Our YouTube channel is audio only:   Show Notes / Links: < ul> TG Geeks Episode 258 Ben’s Breakdown | The Mandalorian 3 Episode Thoughts on Season 1 Dr. Zombie – Monster Family Phys...
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