It was like a nostalgic bond over a show that was still airing. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Please note the green-lined linked article text has been applied commercially without any involvement from our newsroom editors, reporters or any other editorial staff. He called himself a science dramatist, not an astronomer, and was clear that his interest in outer space lay not so much in science as in more sweeping existential questions. One notable fact about Jack Horkheimer was that he struggled with respiratory problems almost his whole life. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2. Can Bosh, Wade break out of their funk?
'Star Gazer' Popularized the Night Sky
That was 25 years ago when I was in High School. Thank you Jack for your enthusiasm, knowledge, delivery and entertainment. All this time, he was only about an hour south of me! I remember not being able to sleep when I was younger and watching his show on PBS. The cover art and liner notes are included.
Keep Looking Up! Thank you, Jack Horkheimer – SkyCaramba
In , Jack Horkheimer: Learn More - opens in a new window or tab Any international postage and import charges are paid in part to Pitney Bowes Inc. Will usually post within 3 business days of receiving cleared payment - opens in a new window or tab. Archived from the original on November 24, Another method Horkheimer used to teach viewers about the stars was to tell stories about them.
He wrote his own epitaph, BTW:. Himself - Host 23 episodes, Ironically, it made him look older in my estimation. Please enter up to 7 characters for the postcode. He told me it was three days till he remembered to look up at the stars he grew up in the city and had never really seen the stars that he recalled , and once he did, he was in awe. After 35 years, WPBT will design and produce a revamped version called Star Gazers that will feature two co-hosts delivering the same great tips for the backyard astronomer.