New Book Opens Hubble’s Space Images to Blind

“For the blind child who once asked, ‘What is the sky?’ educator Benning Wentworth now has an answer: a tactile book called Touch the Universe, based on th

“For the blind child who once asked, ‘What is the sky?’ educator Benning Wentworth now has an answer: a tactile book called Touch the Universe, based on the cosmic images made by the Hubble Space Telescope. The book features some of the most famous Hubble pictures of planets, galaxies and other cosmic objects, in color, but with plastic overlays that have raised lines, bumps and other touchable textures to allow those with vision problems to feel what they cannot see.”


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Date:
November 23, 2016
Author:
XPLANE