Irene Pease

Irene Pease
Astrophysics Educator

Irene Pease has a bachelors degree in physics from the University of Arizona, in Tucson, AZ, where she briefly studied accretion discs around binary pulsars. As Brooklyn’s Friendly Neighborhood Astronomer, she leads astronomy classes indoors and also under the night skies at local parks, and shares her passion with the public using her homemade telescope. Pease currently teaches at York College, develops and performs live presentations in the Hayden Planetarium, and serves on the Board of Directors for the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York.