Jean B

  • Member since July 2010
  • From Montreal, Canada
  • 245 contributed posts
About Jean B

As far I can remember, I was interested in sciences in general. I think I was 7 years-old when I first had fun with a chemistry kits I wanted for Christmas and I dissected frogs in the basement of my folks. My parents gave me my first telescope at the age of 10. It was a mall Tasco refractor with which I spent hours filled with wonder in front of the moon and its landscapes. I remember very well the peaceful feeling which surrounded me back then. Later I studied in life sciences where I obtained a Ph.D.  in microbiology. I am presently a professor and researcher in microbiology at the University, which corresponds to my aspirations of youth. In July 2010 my loving wife gave me a telescope; 38 years after my first telescope. I could join again with my memories of childhood and still find this same peaceful sentiment which inhabited me when, as a young scientist-to be, I looked at the infinite Universe. Today still, I do not cease to be filled with wonder just to be able to bring closer and see what is inconceivably far and so majestic. I like to imagine Galileo Galilei in his garden observing the same moon and Jupiter as those which I observe with humility more than 300 years later.

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Hobbies: Writing, astro, quantum mechanic
Language: en-US
Location: Montreal, Canada
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