3 February 2009
As a part of the Honeywell Nobel Initiative, Nobelprize.org announces the launch of Star Stories, a new educational multimedia production for high school and undergraduate students that shows how Nobel Prizes awarded for advances in cosmology and astrophysics have helped to bring us closer to the stars.
Star Stories explores the life and death of stars using a multimedia approach that incorporates images, animation, video and text. In this interactive production, you can discover:
"By looking at the advancement of space research through the popular appeal of the Nobel Prizes, we hope that Star Stories is a useful addition to the educational toolkit for high school and undergraduate students" said Alf A. Lindberg, Chief Executive Officer, Nobel Web.
To discover and explore Star Stories, visit: http://nobelprize.org/educational/physics/star_stories/
For a 1-minute informational video about Star Stories, see: http://nobelprize.org/mediaplayer/index.php?id=1020
Star Stories is produced and presented with the support of Honeywell Hometown Solutions and is part of the Honeywell Nobel Initiative, a global education effort to deliver broadcast, interactive and on-campus programs in the sciences. To read more about the Honeywell Nobel Initiative, see: http://nobelprize.org/nobelweb/pressroom/2007/honeywell.html
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