Today's ScheduleThursday, May 23, 2013
4:30PMDark Side Of the Moon
Currently Viewing:Now Showing
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.
Over seven months in the Arctic Circle, photographers using special digital cameras and all-sky lenses imaged the breathtaking beauty of the Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights. The results are spectacular!
© 2013 Houston Museum of Natural Science5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston Texas 77030