Today's ScheduleThursday, December 12, 2013
11:30 AMStars of the Pharaohs
12:00 PMStar of Bethlehem
12:30 PMBlack Holes
1:00 PMStarry Night Express
1:30 PMImpact Earth
2:00 PMSecret Lives of Stars
2:30 PMCosmic Collision
3:00 PMImpact Earth
3:30 PMStars of the Pharaohs
4:00 PMBlack Holes
4:30 PMDark Side Of the Moon
Travel to ancient Egypt 6,000 years ago to see how astronomers made the first solar calendar, aligned their temples and pyramids, and told time by the stars. You'll discover the connection ancient Egyptians felt with the heavens and explore the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world, projected all around you in their original splendor. Stars of the Pharaohs is narrated by John Rhys-Davies.
Cosmic Collisions, narrated by Robert Redford, launches visitors on a thrilling trip through space and time to explore celestial smashups that cause dramatic change in the universe. Audiences experience the explosive encounters that shaped our solar system, changed the course of life on Earth, and continue to transform our galaxy.
Millions of asteroids and comets lurk among the planets -- left over bits and pieces from the solar system's formation four and a half billion years ago. Because of them, we live in a dangerous cosmic shooting gallery and impacts still shape the surfaces of the planets and moons.
Not all stars are created equal. Some are massive. Others are tiny; almost insignificant. The specific characteristics of a star will determine what type of life it will lead, how long it will live and even how it will die.
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