Planetarium: “From Earth to the Universe”
8:00pm CST December 8
Planetarium, Vincent Nursing-Physical Science Building
There will also be a special matinee show at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3.
“From Earth to the Universe” takes viewers on a virtual journey to revel in the splendor of the various planets in our solar system and the ferocity of the scorching sun.The journey then leaves Earth to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and then goes beyond the Milky Way to myriad galaxies.
Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the universe. The show is directed by Greek filmmaker Theofanis Matsopoulos and features a sweeping soundtrack from Norwegian composer Johan Monell.