David A. Moffett is Furman's radio astronomer and manages the Timmons Planetarium. He teaches introductory physics courses, astronomy, mechanics, and thermodynamics, and he serves as the dual-degree advisor in engineering. In addition to teaching at Furman, Moffett collaborates with faculty from the University of North Carolina-Asheville and the staff at the Pisgah Astronomical Institute to develop a Dedicted Interferometer for Rapid Variability. The group's goal is to create a two-element interferometer from PARI's two 26-m antennae at S- and X-band to study the intraday variability of extragalactic radio sources.​

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