Melanie Melton Knocke

Melanie Melton Knocke (La Crescenta, CA), the former director of science education and public outreach at the Mount Wilson Observatory and Lowell Observatory, is a writer and Web editor for The Planetary Society (http: // and the author of Observing for the Fun of It, Will Black Holes Devour the Universe? And 100 Other Questions & Answers about Astronomy, and Astronomy with Binoculars.