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Paper: Tripping the Light Year Fantastic: Teaching on Astronomy's Fringe
Volume: 473, Communicating Science
Page: 179
Authors: McDaid, L.
Abstract: Astronomy is a science that is uniquely both graced and cursed. Popular appeal toward astronomy is unmatched by any other science. People have a passion for the cosmos that is absent in physics or chemistry. The curse is two-fold: misunderstandings and the fringe. Examples are given for tackling the misunderstandings by introducing and analyzing the most popular material astronomy has: on the Fringe.
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