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ERIC Number: EJ480240
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Classroom Analysis of Rotating Space Vehicles in 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Borgwald, James M.; Schreiner, Serge
Physics Teacher, v31 n7 p406-09 Oct 1993
This article describes the use of modern science fiction movies as a vehicle to teach scientific principles. The resulting artificial gravity from a spinning space station in movie "2001" is calculated from measurements taken off of the screen. A mathematical explanation is provided. (MVL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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