Tactile Universe

Interactive activities
This event has now finished.
  • Date and time: Saturday 8 February 2020, 2pm to 6pm
  • Location: York Barbican (Map)
  • Audience: Open to the public
  • Admission: Free admission

Event details

Come along and get hands-on with Tactile Universe. Make a scale model of the Solar System or a 3D galaxy to take away. Have a go at feeling galaxies as well as seeing them using resources specially designed to make astronomy accessible to the visually impaired.

Meet the researcher: Dr Emily Brunsden, Dr Josie Rawes, Josh Nonet-Black, Department of Physics, University of York

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ESA/Harvard-Smithsonian CfA


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Venue details

  • Wheelchair accessible