Neither the witnesses to the will — Davis and Dishong — nor Horkheimer's lawyers would comment for this article. Tony Lima of the Miami Science Museum, home to the planetarium, says the staff is still trying to make sense of Horkheimer's passing, adding, "We at the Museum all feel this loss quite a bit. He told me the teenager came to him for help, on drugs and Prozac. Family members claim the sexual abuse accusation — which they say is unfounded — sent him into a downward spiral. The year-old astronomer from Star Gazer — a weekly TV series watched by millions of viewers for decades — lies on an inclined electric bed in nothing but a soiled diaper. By age 18, Horkheimer was suicidal: Horkheimer stepped down from his job at the planetarium in January but kept producing the TV program from home.
September 2, at Later one of my friends went camping in an area with no significant light pollution. Retrieved September 20, I flew the stars at Miami Space Transit as part of the crew with Jack Horkheimer and Arthur Barton in the late seventies and early eighties. Carl Sagan, and many others that led to my decision to become a scientist. Olmsted Falls, Ohio U.
Jul posted For more than a year after Horkheimer's death, the program continued to be produced under the title Jack Horkheimer: Because of his show and Cosmos, my mom agreed to buy me my first telescope, a nice easy to use 4 inch reflector. Horkheimer was perhaps most widely known as the ever-enthusiastic, slightly bug-eyed host of his television show, originally called "Jack Horkheimer: Thanks Jack for all the wonderful years! I enjoyed his show for years!
In our 4th video, "Make The Stars Your Own", Jack Horkheimer reaches out across time enriching the legacy of our ancestors through the stars. The thing that made it memorable was a song about the Canadarm the giant boom manipulator on the Space Shuttle. Jack will be much missed. Horkheimer's appearances on the show are always marked with his opening line, "Greetings, greetings, fellow star gazers! I just saw an episode of star gazer and to my surprise old jack was not hosting upon searching the net i learned of his passing. Archived from the original on September 28,