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The vibrating universe: Making astronomy accessible to the deaf


February 5, 2019

Astronomers at the University of California, Riverside, have teamed with teachers at the California School for the Deaf, Riverside, or CSDR, to design an astronomy workshop for students with hearing loss that can be easily used in classrooms, museums, fairs and other public events. The workshop utilized a sound stage that allowed the CSDR students to "feel" vibrations from rockets, stars, galaxies, supernovae and even remnants of the Big Bang itself. Full Story

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