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Prof. Antonio Paris

Prof. Antonio Paris
Tarpon Springs Campus
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727 588 6261

Antonio Paris is the Chief Scientist at the Center for Planetary Science, an Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at St. Petersburg College, FL and a graduate of the NASA Mars Education Program at the Mars Space Flight Center, Arizona State University. He is the author of three books: Mars: Your Personal 3D Journey to the Red Planet; Space Science; and Aerial Phenomena. His latest peer-reviewed publications include:

  • El Bahr: A Prospective Impact Crater in Egypt - a preliminary investigation addressing the discovery of an unidentified crater located south of the Sahara Desert between Qaret Had El Bahr and Qaret El Allafa, Egypt.
  • The Physiological & Psychological Aspects of Sending Humans to Mars - an extensive research centered on the implications of prolonged spaceflight, which include radiation, the cardiovascular system in space and long-term nutritional concerns in a microgravity environment.
  • Hydrogen Clouds from Comets 266/P Christensen and P/2008 Y2 (Gibbs) are Candidates for the Source of the 1977 "Wow" Signal - a hypothesis proposing the alleged extraterrestrial "Wow" signal was a result of a neutral hydrogen envelop from a planetary body. 

Prof. Paris is a professional member of the Washington Academy of Sciences, the American Astronomical Society, and has appeared on the Science Channel, the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel.