We are pleased to publish the result of a survey conducted by planetarian Alan Gould of The Lawrence Hall Of Science (Berkeley, University of California) to get a sense of how many planetariums present various types of shows: Recorded, Live, Combination, Audience Participation. The survey results are shown in the bar graph below. A large […]
In a Humanwire’s episode, Ruud Elmendorp follows a mobile planetarium designed for teaching astronomy to young school children in Kenya. Kenyan Chuhi Nyoike acquired a mobile planetarium over a year ago. He travels with it from school to school and amazed children with stars and planet hoping that one day they will become scientists. Inspiring.