Builder/Owner: Rich Lohman, Woodacre, CA
“Take a breath and enjoy receiving trillions of atoms of oxygen—most of them the gifts of an exploding Star.” Rick Hanson, Ph, D. neuropsychologist/author of "Buddha’s Brain"
Two of the more "active" activities during the workshop: measuring the angular size of one's fist; calibrating a webcam or smartphone using a balloon. We also did an activity using the moon's of Jupiter.
Showing the movement of Jupiter's moons using SalsaJ software.
In this workshop we were fortunate to have the active participation of Dr. Jose Maza, prominent Chilean astrophysicist. He is shown in several photos. In the photo (left) are (l to r) Sergio Cabezon (publ. outreach at ALMA observatory and director of GTTP-Chile), Dr. Maza, myself, Dr. Carl Pennypacker.