MAKING OF A STAR AND HER ENTOURAGE
The Making of a Star and Her Entourage traces the evolution of humankind’s understanding of the universe. Discover the long journey beginning with the Earth-centered model of the universe in which the Sun was considered a planet to our current understanding that the Sun is a star centered in the Solar System and is one of billions that reside in the Milky Way.
The Making of a Star and Her Entourage is an original production produced by students and staff and funded by a Chandra X-ray Telescope grant by Colgate professor Jeff Bary.
Visuals were completely produced by students from Colgate, RIT, & Sherburne-Earlville High School: Colgate students - Abi Conklin '13, Alex Crawford '12, Karen Alley '12, Caitlin Grossjung '13, Matt Johnson '15, Ian Dwyer '14, Sarah Byer '15, Brett Rojec '14; RIT student - Alex Burnett '15; Sherburne-Earlville High School - Daniel Galvez.
Music produced by Morwenna Lasko & Jay Pun. 5.1 Surround Sound Mixing & Design by Astral Projections.
Written by: Jeff Bary, Joe Eakin, Karen Alley '13, Alan Dowling '15, Carrie Burgess '14, Tiers Congdon.
Narration by: Anthony F. Aveni, Tiers Congdon. Funding provided by: NASA Chandra X-Ray Observatory, Smithsonian Institution, Colgate University, Ho Tung Visualization Lab.