Nancy Lebofsky

Nancy Lebofsky

Board Member

Vatican Observatory Foundation


Nancy Lebofsky has worked in education outreach since 1990, first at the University of Arizona and then with the Science Center for Inquiry and the University of Arkansas summer teacher training workshops. She wrote a monthly newsletter for the latter two programs which later became the newsletter for Astronomy Camp for Girl Scout Leaders.

She has presented at both state and national science education conferences as well as the first three Faith and Astronomy Workshops. She and Larry edited Meteorite magazine for five years. She is currently serving a second term as a board member for the Vatican Observatory Foundation.

In 1995 the small bodies nomenclature committee of the IAU named an asteroid, 5052 Nancyruth, in recognition of her contributions to science education outreach.