Thursday, June 20, 2013

Wang Yaping gives physics lessons from space

This morning,'China's second woman blasted into space,'Wang Yaping gave a lecture on physics from space to students ('on earth') in China. It is certainly a fairly creative way to enthuse youngsters in the topic. According to a news backgrounder aired just now by CCTV's Mandarin programme,'it was Barbara (Radding) Morgan,'a US woman astronaut, who first operationalised the 'Space Teachers concept in August 2007.