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Showing This Month - March

Origins of Life

Showings March 26th & 27th @ 6:00pm
                      March 28th @ 3:30pm
Approx. run time – 24 minutes 

Origins of Life deals with some of the most profound questions of life science: the origin of life and the human search for life beyond Earth. Starting with the Big Bang, in chronological order, the show deals with pre-biotic chemistry in the universe, the formation of stars, formation of solar systems, and the first life on Earth. Furthermore, Origins of Life covers the great extinctions as well as our search for (primitive) life beyond planet Earth. Origins of Life is a motivational journey through time and a celebration of life on Earth. It features many recent discoveries related to life science, demonstrating to the youth that if there was ever a time that science made it greatest advances, it would be right now! Narrated by Lord Robert Winston.


Expanded View

Showing: Saturday, March 28th @ 2:15pm
Run time approx. 21 minutes

Expanded View explores some of the most beautiful deep space objects through the eyes of the Hubble, Spitzer and Chandra Space Telescopes. Each of these observing platforms view the universe through a differ part of the electromagnetic spectrum; Hubble in visible light, Spitzer in infrared and Chandra in X-ray. Expanded View focuses on how scientists use these telescope together to enhance our scientific understanding


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Cosmic Colors

Showing: Saturday, March 28th @ 1:00pm
Run time approx. 21 minutes

Cosmic Colors will take you on a wondrous journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color—like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Tour the interior of a plant leaf, voyage through a human eye, then step into the invisible universe as you investigate x-rays by taking on a monstrous black hole. Explore the world of infrared in a roaring fire, and even discover what may have been the actual color of a dinosaur. Get ready for an amazing adventure under a rainbow of cosmic light! An original production of the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium in cooperation with the Great Lakes Planetarium Association. 


Laser Beatles

Showing: March 26th & March 27th @ 7:00pm
                  March 28th @ 6:00pm

Running Time - 35 min : 25 sec

The greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band of all time! Laser Beatles will take you back to a different time in history to re-experience and remember the evolution of this musical phenomenon.

The “Fab Four’s” best spanning 6 years becomes the background for dazzling laser-art. All ages and backgrounds will appreciate this fantasy tribute of music and light to The Beatles and how they helped define a generation.

Song Titles:

Magical Mystery Tour
I Wanna Hold Your Hand
Twist & Shout
A Hard Days' Night
Nowhere Man
Octopus' Garden
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band/A Day in the Life


Laser Beatles

Electro Pop

Showing: March 26th & 27th @ 8:00pm
                  March 28th @ 7:00pm
Running Time - 44 min 
This hot pop cosmic concert features lasers millions of stars, and full dome digital effects performing to some of your favorites by Lady Gaga, Bastille, Pharrell Williams, Lorde, Demi Lovato and Lil John and DJ Snake. 

Applause - Lady Gaga
Turn Down for What - Lil John and DJ Snake
Pompeii - Bastille
Red Lights - Tiesto 
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Royals - Lorde
Neon Lights - Demi Lovato
Ten Feet Tall - Afrojack and Wrabel 
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