Russell Durkee

Russell Durkee

Astronomer and high school science teacher, The Shed of Science Observatory

Russell Durkee is an astronomer and high school science teacher who also manages The Shed of Science Observatory.

Latest Planetary Radio Appearances

Amateur Astronomers Saving the World

Planetary Society grants have enabled amateur astronomers to discover and track asteroids that cross Earth’s path. We’ll meet two of them.

Meet the Planetary Society’s Newest Asteroid Hunters

We talk with two of our 2019 Shoemaker NEO Grant winners, who received funding to help find, track, and characterize potentially hazardous asteroids.