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Star-gazing: the role of visualisation in Greek astronomy

Professor Gábor Betegh explores the the role of 3-D visualisation and geometrical models in making sense of data gathered from observing the heavens.
When Mar 11, 2016
from 06:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Where Room G.19
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Contact Phone (01223) 330402
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When did the Greeks start to build celestial globes and armillary spheres to visualise their cosmological and astronomical theories and why? Join Professor Gábor Betegh as he explores the the role of 3-D visualisation and geometrical models in making sense of data gathered from observing the heavens.

For adults.

Booking necessary.Please book online here

This event is part of the University of Cambridge's Science Festival

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