#1 By: Cory Doctorow, December 12th, 2013 23:21
#2 By: David Forbes, December 12th, 2013 23:44
But... they are not to scale!
#3 By: technogeek, December 13th, 2013 00:00
The orrery is named after after Charles Boyle, Fourth Earl of Orrery (1676-1731), for whom one was made. I always wondered...
#4 By: technogeek, December 13th, 2013 00:02
If you want a proper scale model, visit Boston. The Museum of Science has one. Earth and Mars are a few blocks from the planetarium; distances go up rapidly from there.
#5 By: Chentzilla, December 13th, 2013 04:56
Are those really kinetic though?
#6 By: zuludaddy, December 13th, 2013 11:27
OK - a boingy tongue twister:
wearable orrery, wearable orrery, wearable orrery...
#7 By: magnetarian, December 13th, 2013 12:20
Does this put anyone else in mind of the Crownstar Addendum necklace in Against a Dark Background by Iain M. Banks? I wonder if the jeweler read that book.
#8 By: Raybert, December 13th, 2013 14:09
#9 By: Cory Doctorow, December 17th, 2013 23:18
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