Jeremy Wood, Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Hazard Community and Technical College, is working on a doctorate degree from the University of Southern Queensland in Australia. He has been notified that the first of his three papers has been accepted for publication by the Astronomical Journal. The title of his work is “The Dynamical History of Chariklo and Its Rings.” He is working on his second paper and anticipating publication.
In other astronomy news, Professor Wood was a reviewer for the student text book Astronomy by Open Stax, which is now published.
He has a master’s degree in physics from the University of Tennessee and a graduate diploma in astronomy from Swinburne University of Technology. Professor Wood began teaching at HCTC in 1996.