Barcelona — The Antares FullDome show ¨Astronomy: 3000 Years of Stargazing¨ was awarded 3rd prize at the ¨Astro Projection International Film Festival¨ hosted by the Gwacheon National Science Museum in Gwacheon-dong, South Korea.
The festival was celebrated from October 29th to November 7th 2010, and over 10,000 visitors attended. The submitted films were voted on by the audience; nine countries were represented and 26 contributions were showcased during the event.
Facts about ¨Astronomy: 3000 Years of Stargazing¨;
Duration: 34 min.
Audience: General audience
Synopsis: In the learned company of a cartoon Einstein, this show takes audiences on a tour of the major astronomical milestones of the last 3,000 years — from the cosmological models of antiquity, through the Ptolemaic system of epicycles, to the contributions of Copernicus, Newton, Hubble and many others. We explore the discoveries made possible by the use of technology — from the first telescope used by Galileo — to modern ones in use on Earth and in space. All have revealed the beauty of the cosmos. An exploration of nebulae, pulsars, and black holes and 3,000 years of astronomy exploration.
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