The New Shepherd's Lamp

Teaser Image The New Shepherd's Lamp - (1995) 30 min
ID: 1995-54
Author: Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, Francois Tisseyre, Claire Weingarten
Country: fr
Age Rating: 0
Distributor: CBS Paramount International Television
Genres: Education
Languages: English

Astronomy and celestial mechanics always initiated great breakthroughs in the development of science and mathematics. The authors of the film describe these developments starting with Ptolemy and ending with contemporary satellite-steering techniques. The explanations come via conversations, illustrations, famous scientific publications and animations. The film is of interest to everyone with an interest in mathematics and science, from school students to researchers.