Education: Planetaria

Youthful Germans will learn astronomy from planetaria installed in eleven cities. Craning their necks from seats in the very centre of these imitation universes, they will watch their professors speed up eternity, compel sun, moon and stars to step lively, giving their classes in a few minutes demonstrations of changes that take hundreds of centuries. The gyroscopic motion of the earth (26,000 years) will be reduced to four minutes. The earth's swing around the sun (one year) will be crowded into 7.3 seconds or slowed down to seven minutes to make it easier...

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