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scope and see so much…Astronomy
is so neat, why should visually im-
paired people not have the same op-
portunities as sighted people to learn
about phenomena in our universe”
This remark ...
International Year of Astronomy
by Bob Riddle
During the year 1608, Hans Lippershey, a Dutch
spectacle maker, applied for a patent describ-
ing an instrument that could be used to make
respondents rated their astronomy
knowledge as “poor” or “fair” and 84
percent said they felt there was a “con-
siderable” or “great” need for as-
tronomy workshops for teachers.
Most teachers assume that astronomy is a dif-
ficult subject to teach in the classroom and that
without a planetarium little can be learned. In this
article we discuss National Astronomy Day an...