Welcome to Todd's World!
Aim a little higher you're shootin' too low
Aim for the dirt and you'll never know
Glorious redemption and heavenly hope
Aim a little, aim a little, aim a little higher
-- Aim a Little Higher, Everything That's On My Mind, Charlie Peacock.
Who am I?
I am an Assistant Professor at
Valparaiso University in Indiana. I work in the
Department of Physics & Astronomy.
Life outside of that is pretty limited other than my involvement in church
These are a few of my favorite things:
(You know: when the dog bites, when the bee stings, etc, etc.)
My son! He was born on Jan. 19, 2006!
Observational Astronomy, like at the
WIYN Telescope at
Peak National Observatory. See picture
Teaching. Most recently
Introduction to Astrophysics here at Valpo.
Books (of most kinds, old and rare are the best) especially
Sports, i.e.-football, skiing (snow), softball, etc.
Music, mostly Christian
Caedmon's Call , and many others.
(my alma mater! - B.A. Physics/Mathematics, 1993)
Ball State University (another alma mater! - M.S. Physics, 1995)
Indiana University (yet another alma mater! - PhD Astronomy, 2001)
The Outdoors! Hiking, hunting, fishing, wandering, camping, etc.
Neils Science Center 143
e-mail me at todd.hillwig(@valpo.edu)
Department of Physics & Asronomy
Valparaiso, IN 46383