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A STEM Festival Event on Nov. 4: Astrolabe and Fermions, the Same Mathematical Projection

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Category: It's Academic

Published: 2016-11-04 00:00:01.000

On Friday November 4, from 7 to 9 p.m. on the Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus, the planetarium will present a show about the astrolabe, a very ancient astronomical computer for solving problems related to time and the position of the sun and stars in the sky.

Protons and neutrons (composite particles), electrons, quarks, and neutrinos (elementary particles) and some other subatomic particles are Fermions, which have a half-integer spin. The mathematical geometric projection and algebra are similar. Come see the connections among these topics and how the planetarium can be used as a large astrolabe.

Shows at the planetarium are free and open to the public.

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