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Faculty - Neil F. Comins

Neil Comins photoNeil F. Comins
Professor of Physics

  • 1972  B.S., Cornell University
  • 1974  M.S., University of Maryland
  • 1978  Ph.D., University College, Cardiff

Office: 314 Bennett Hall

Phone #: (207)581-1037

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Heavenly Errors
Sources of Misconceptions by Neil F. Comins from proceedings of Third International Seminar on Misconceptions and Educational Strategies in Science and Mathematics, held at Cornell University.
Authors’ Guild – Neil Comins with links to all of his books, a biography, and links to purchase through and Barnes &

For current resume, click here (PDF)

Research Interests:

  • Science Education Research
  • Galactic formation, structure, stability
  • Evolution Stellar Stability
  • Observational Astronomy (optical, radio)
  • Computational Astrophysics
  • General Relativity

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