Nils Turner has been using speckle interferometry to observe binary stars on large telescopes since 1990. Since 1996, he has used adaptive optics to study binary stars, concentrating on relative photometry as opposed to astrometry. He is a member of the American Astronomical Society. By day (and night), he works in the field of optical/IR Michelson interferometry. Away from astronomy, Nils enjoys Linux programming, playing viola in a community orchestra, playing Ultimate (frisbee), and spending time with his wife (not necessarily in that order).
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