Dr. David Richard Silva
Director (2008 – 2019)
National Optical Astronomy Observatory (NOAO)
AURA Senior Scientist

As of 1 March 2019:
College of Sciences (COS)
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)


☰ End matter

It is easier to perceive error than to find truth, for the former lies on the surface and is easily seen, while the latter lies in the depth, where few are willing to search for it.
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Every person must choose how much truth he can stand.
— Irvin Yalom, When Nietzsche Wept

To dare is to lose one's footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.
— Søren Kierkegaard

Updated: 25 Jan 2019