A planetarium in the physics room

Payne, Mark M. (1984) A planetarium in the physics room. The Physics Teacher, 22 (8). pp. 518-519.

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A few weeks work and a few hundred dollars transformed our 70-year old physics lab ceiling into a poor man's planetarium. While it is no rival for the very good Newark Planetarium just downtown, it does offer our students a handy guide to the motions of the heavenly bodies. Certainly more important, it is full of oddities that few students can resist asking about. It is a great conversation piece and a thought provoker.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Astronomy Education Research
Depositing User: Mr Saeed Salimpour
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2017 12:16
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2018 05:12
URI: http://istardb.org/id/eprint/386

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