Today's ScheduleWednesday, April 16, 2014
11:30 AMStarry Night Express
12:00 PMThe Great Planet Adventures
1:00 PMBlack Holes
1:30 PMThe Great Planet Adventures
2:00 PMThe Great Planet Adventures
2:30 PMBlack Holes
3:00 PMStarry Night Express
3:30 PMThe Great Planet Adventures
4:00 PMBlack Holes
4:30 PMDark Side Of the Moon
Coral: Rekindling Venus is an immersive film experience that takes viewers underwater through the mysterious realm of fluorescent coral reefs in Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
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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