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In the Name of Science: The Transit of Venus

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Published on Jun 12, 2012

The story of French astronomer Guillaume Le Gentil, who attempted to witness the Transits of Venus in 1761 and 1769, with distinctly limited success.

Script & animation & watercolory images (made in "Paper" for iPad) by Rob Schultz.
All the rest of the art by Paige Weldon & Lewis Sequeira.
Russell August Anderson in the mix.
Narration by Kenny Beck

Do you know about someone else who lost big In The Name Of Science? Let us know, maybe we'll tell their story in another episode.

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