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Greetings! I have several interests including United States politics, United States and Pennsylvania history, astronomy, spaceflight history, medicine and geology. I do not limit myself to these, however, and one can expect to find me editing in a multitude of areas, from baseball to classic rock, and many others in between.


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I've been here since November 2008 but didn't get extensively involved until about mid-2010. Most of the work I do here on Wikipedia is of the low-key variety: copyediting articles, working at UAA/AIV/CSD, various routine maintenance, categorizing stubs, documenting historical U.S. elections, and contributing to articles covering a multitude of subjects that interest me. I became an administrator in July 2011 (verify) and use the tools mostly in the background to keep things running smoothly wherever I can. If you need my assistance or have a question, my talk page is always open.

Tyrol5 on other Wikimedia projects: Meta-WikiWikinewsCommonsWikisourceTyrol5's SUL


Here's a small sampling of articles I've made significant contributions to, by topic:

Astronomy, spaceflight, planetary geology:

Taurus–Littrow (lunar valley) (Did You Know?, Good article) • Descartes Highlands (Did You Know?) • Marius HillsFra Mauro formation (Good article) • Goodyear Meteor JuniorHadley–Apennine (lunar region) (Good article) • Troctolite 76535Konstantin ValkovBoris Andreyev (cosmonaut)AstroinformaticsKosmos 396Kosmos 656Pavel Petrovich Parenago (Did You Know?) • Soyuz TM-30 (Good article) • Mir EO-19 (Good article) • Trumpler 10Mir EO-8Apollo 17 (Good article) • Big MuleyApollo 16 (Good article) • Soyuz TMA-12M

United States government, history:

United States House Committee on Revolutionary PensionsUnited States Senate chamberBarry Goldwater presidential campaign, 1964 (Good article - Collaboration w/ User:William S. Saturn) • Journal of William MaclayAgricultural Act of 1948Milton Shapp presidential campaign, 1976United States House Committee on Public WorksBill PedutoCalvin B. Taylor

United States elections:

United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1976United States Senate election in Ohio, 1914United States Senate election in Missouri, 1934United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1974United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1982United States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1988United States Senate election in Arizona, 1952List of Pennsylvania gubernatorial electionsPennsylvania Senate elections, 2012Pennsylvania House of Representatives elections, 2012Pennsylvania Attorney General election, 2012Pennsylvania Auditor General election, 2012Pennsylvania State Treasurer election, 2012Pittsburgh mayoral election, 2013 (Good article) • List of United States Senate elections in PennsylvaniaList of United States presidential elections in PennsylvaniaPennsylvania Senate elections, 2014

Cellular biology, Biochemistry, Medicine:

NorvalineIschemic cell deathOrganelle biogenesis (Did You Know?) • MacromonomerErythrogenic toxinPulmonologyPulmonary rehabilitationAcute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseBimalleolar fracture

Articles I've rewritten or expanded:

Ivan BellaToyohiro AkiyamaValeri Polyakov (Good article) • Aleksandr Panayotov AleksandrovUnited States Senate election in Pennsylvania, 1980


Tenacity (mineralogy)Landé interval ruleAgriculture in Pennsylvania2013 Pittsburgh Pirates season

See here for a full list of articles or this list in my userspace, which may or may not be up-to-date.

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