Natural Selection

Natural Selection Release Date: October 2011 Natural Selection celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of “On the Origin of Species” and the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. We will join Darwin on his voyage with the HMS Beagle to the Galapagos Islands where he was inspired to develop his later theory of transmutation by natural selection....

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Dinosaurs at Dusk Release Date: December 2013 Dinosaurs at Dusk is a learning adventure of a father and his teenage daughter Lucy, who share a fascination for all things that fly. You’ll travel back in time to meet the pterosaurs and the ancestors of modern-day birds: the feathered dinosaurs. Lucy and her father navigate from continent to continent, looking for clues about the origins of flight. When time runs out they experience first-hand the cataclysmic “last day” of the dinosaurs. Science...

Ultimate Universe

Ultimate Universe Release Date: 2003 From the edge of space and time, through vast fields of wondrous galaxies, to the majesty of our solar system, this show will take audiences on a grand tour of the universe and let them experience its most provocative secrets. A joint effort between Evans & Sutherland and the Clark Planetarium, “The Ultimate Universe” is a three dimensional journey from the edge of the universe through space and time to reach our home planet, witnessing the major components...

Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens

Saturn: Jewel of the Heavens Release Date: February 2007 Once a planet of great mystery, now we know more than ever before about its amazing system of rings, moons, and storms thanks to modern robotic space pioneers. While “Saturn” incorporates the best imagery from the Cassini-Huygens missions, it is not a slide show. For example, we’ve taken the photomaps of the moons and wrapped them onto 3-dimensional spheres complete with surface sculpting and height maps so the craters, canyons and mountains will...

Perfect Little Planet

Perfect Little Planet Release Date: March 2012 After more than a year in the making, Clark Planetarium Productions presents its most innovative family program since “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket”! The show is revolutionary on a number of fronts: 4k resolution that utilizes detailed assets to take full advantage of the 4k environment; A frame rate of 60 frames per second to provide smoother motion, sharper definition, and clearer colors. (The show is also available in 30 fps.) So what’s the theme?...

Flight to the Moon

Flight to the Moon Release Date: December 2011 Clark Planetarium and NASA have partnered to create a 9-minute mini-show about NASA’s LRO and LCROSS missions to the Moon. In June 2009, two unmanned spacecraft, the LRO (Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter) and LCROSS (Lunar Crater Observation and Sensing Satellite) launched together in one Atlas 5 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center. The LRO spacecraft is mapping the moon in unprecedented detail. That October, LCROSS delivered the Centaur impactor into a shaded...

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