How Planetariums Got So Good

From Atomic Frontier.

Planetariums showcase the latest in our technological innovation and scientific understanding. With the help of some friends I explore their past, present, and future.

Check out Romke’s video on the Mark 1 Projector:

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Hi, I’m James. I explore the world looking for engineering stories which explore complex issues in interesting ways. I hold a First-Class Honors in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Western Australia and am currently studying a Masters of Space Systems Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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