The People Behind Polaris Project

Polaris Project Manager and Creative Developer: Douglas Bennett
Scientific Authority: Dr. L. A. Willson
Lead Web Designer and 3D Artist: Travis Engelhaupt
Web Designers and Graphic Artists: Eunice Cho
Anne MacDonald
Premnath Sundharam
E. Yuwono
Technical Advisor: J. Willson
Pedagogical Advisor: J. Dostal

This project was made possible by support provided by the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and the encouragement of Alan Goldman, Department Executive Officer. Also we acknowledge post-design feedback and assistance from Kevin Marasinghe, Eric Brown and Aliakbar Ebrahimi.


Photo Credits

  • Image of the Earth and Other Planets Used Frequently - Courtesy of Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Copyright (c) California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA. All rights reserved. Based on government-sponsored research under contract NAS7-1407.
  • Star Trails Image - Courtesy of Anglo-Australian Observatory. Used with permission. http://www.aao.gov.au/images.html
  • 3D Model of Greek Ship Used in North Star - Courtesy of Greg Crowfoot. Used with permission.
  • All other custom made images and web site content, unless otherwise noted, are copyrighted by Iowa State University.