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Paul Verhage


Ambassador Since 2005

Nampa, Idaho 83687
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Biographical Information:


Photo of Ambassador Paul Verhage Paul Verhage is a former USAF Officer who went back to school to become a science teacher. He has taught meteorology, physical science, and electronics. His current teaching position is with the Dehryl A. Dennis Professional Technical Education Center where he teaches four separate electronics courses (DC Theory, AC Theory, Digital and Solid State, and After-Market Auto). Paul's hobbies are camping and hiking, electronics design, amateur science, and writing. He travels the western US every summer and during Christmas vacation to camp and hike in US National Parks and Forests and to visit space and science museums. Paul designs and builds printed circuit boards for his electronics hobby. He builds and programs robot and rover projects along with designing and flying functioning models of spacecraft to altitudes in excess of 100,000 feet. Many of Paul's near space flights carry experiments he designs, like miniature weather stations, cosmic ray telescopes, and imaging equipment. Paul is in the process of finishing a book on how to create and manage a program of amateur near space exploration. He currently writes the near space column for an electronics hobbyist magazine and other occasional articles in robotics, amateur radio, and cultural magazines.


Past events hosted by this Ambassador:

Girl Scout Camp
Discovery Center of Idaho

Digital Cinema Initiatives Planetarium

Bruneau Dunes Observatory

The New Horizons Web Site
Boise Astronomical Society Newsletter

The Star Dust Website
Boise Astronomical Society Newsletter


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