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2000-2002 Touch The Universe Book




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Eagle_Nebula_Evaluation

A student from the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind evaluates a Touch The Universe prototype tactile image of the Eagle Nebula, 2000.

A student from the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind evaluates a Touch The Universe prototype tactile image of the Eskimo Nebula, 2000.

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Hourglass_Nebula_Evaluation

A student from the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind evaluates a Touch The Universe prototype tactile image of the Hourglass Nebula, 2000.

A student from the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind evaluates a Touch The Universe prototype tactile image of Jupiter.

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June_2001_Meeting_AAS

Noreen Grice answers questions about Touch The Universe: A NASA Braille Book of Astronomy at a press conference during the June 2001 meeting of the American Astronomical Society, Pasadena, CA.

Standing from left to right, Ben Wentworth (teacher at the Colorado School for the Deaf and Blind), Noreen Grice, Bernhard Beck-Winchatz (DePaul University). Bernhard obtained a NASA grant to fund a prototype of Touch The Universe, Noreen wrote and designed Touch The Universe, and Ben tested the tactile images for Touch The Universe.

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Nov_2002_Event_NFederationoftheBlind

Noreen and two young students review Touch The Universe during the publication press event in Nov. 2002 at the National Federation of the Blind, Baltimore, MD.

Dr. Marc Maurer, President of the National Federation of the Blind, speaks at the 2002
Touch the Universe book launch.
Dr. Marc Mauer-President of the NFB

Ben_Wentworth_Tactile_Planetarium_Tents

Noreen Grice and Ben Wentworth stand inside one of Ben's tactile planetarium tents.