Grant Denn

Degree: Ph.D.


Department: Physics

Grant Denn


Astronomy Paranormal/UFOs Physics Science


  • Astronomy
  • Physics
  • Skeptical Analysis of Paranormal Claims (also UFOs, etc.)
  • Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Astronomy Education
  • Asteroid Detection through Radar Astronomy
  • Hydrogen Content in Galaxies


Grant Denn, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Physics at Metropolitan State University of Denver.

He was trained as an astrophysicist but has been teaching full time at MSU Denver since 2004, while also teaching some undergraduate physics classes at University of Colorado Denver. He also worked as a teaching and research fellow at Sweet Briar College. Additionally, Denn has conducted research on active galactic nuclei, astronomy education, asteroid detection through radar astronomy, hydrogen content in galaxies. His most recent project is Astronomy Learning in Immersive Virtual Environments.

Denn received his doctorate in astrophysics from University of Iowa and a bachelor’s from New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

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