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Science and Mathematics in AstronomyA brief historical introduction to the development of observational astronomy will be presented. The close historical relationship between the successful application of mathematical concepts and advances in astronomy will be presented. A variety of simple physical demonstrations, hands-on group activities, and puzzles will be used to understand how the properties of light can be used to understand the contents of our universe.
Document ID
20090006003
Document Type
Presentation
Authors
Woolack, Edward (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
August 24, 2013
Publication Date
January 30, 2009
Subject Category
Astronomy
Meeting Information
National Radio Astronomy Observatory Conference(Martinsville, WV)
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.