The Author

Richard Conrad Dieter has had a life-long interest in science, nature, and human rights. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame (B.S., Mathematics), the Ohio State University (M.S., Mathematics), and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.). He has contributed to several books on law and history in the United States. His published reports have been widely cited by the national media and government leaders. His most recent report concerning military veterans received the Congressional Black Caucus’s Veterans Braintrust Award. He lives in Hedgesville, West Virginia. –For more: Resume6

Orion in the West Virginia sky
Northern Lights, Chena Hot Springs, Alaska
Telescopes atop Mauna Kea, Hawaii