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...

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...

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...

Expolding Universe

Expolding Universe Release Date: January 2014 When giant stars explode as “supernovae” they seed the galaxies with heavy elements that make planets and life possible. Some collisions we are only just now starting to understand. For example, when Black Holes collide, they can throw off some of the most energetic particles known, ripping and warping space as they go. But other outbursts have profound effects as well, such as the beauty and power of supervolcanoes which have contributed to the...

Evolution

Evolution Release Date: July 2011 With the general theme of evolution this fulldome production takes its audience on a 13.7 billion year whirlwind journey. The audience will realize that the universe continuously evolves and so do the stars....

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