Models of the Universe in the Palm of One's Hand (1983-1984)

Presentation Date: 

Monday, March 21, 1983


Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, Chicago, IL

Artifacts as examples of the many ways people have modeled their universe.  With models people have calculated stellar and planetary positions, and instructed others in the world order.  Assessment of models as microcosms of the universe, didactic tools for moral education, and symbols of power.

See also: 1980s