Astronomy Today

Astronomy Today was a Canadian science television series which aired on CBC Television in 1959.

Astronomy Today
Country of originCanada
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
Production
ProducerGene Lawrence
Release
Original networkCBC Television
Original release24 May (1959-05-24) –
16 August 1959 (1959-08-16)

PremiseEdit

F. A. Kaempffer, a University of British Columbia physics professor, presented various lectures during this series which concerned modern scientific theories and how these relate to historical theories. These were accompanied with photographs and graphics from the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.[1]

ProductionEdit

Gene Lawrence produced Astronomy Today in Vancouver.

SchedulingEdit

The half-hour series aired Sundays at 3:30 p.m. (Eastern) from 24 May to 16 August 1959.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corcelli, John (February 2005). "Astronomy Today". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 7 May 2010.

External linksEdit