©Planeterrella
The polar light simulator

The experiment

All the planeterrellas

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Authors

Jean LILENSTEN is scientist at CNRS, specialist in planetary environments and polar lights in the solar system. He has published ten books of which several are dedicated to the general public, and took part in planetarium show (Vaulx-en-Velin, Lyon, France) on the Sun. He is the principal instigator of the planeterrella. Mathieu BARTHÉLÉMY is associate professor at Grenoble University, responsible of the Master degree in Astrophysics in Grenoble. He is specialist of radiative transfer in (...)

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Pictures

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Construction

« The plans of the experience can be provided by the Laboratory of Planetology of Grenoble after signing an agreement with CNRS - Alps. These plans and assistance in the construction are free for public services (education, research).
They are submitted to a partnership agreement when used for profit. 
The transfer agreement of plans may be requested to Jean Lilensten »

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Institut de Planétologie et d'Astrophysique de Grenoble (IPAG)