Immerse yourself in the formation of the early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy. Narrated by Academy-Award nominated actor Liam Neeson, this cutting-edge product...
Thu, Feb 6 2014 6:00 PM — Thu, Mar 27 2014 7:00 PM
Trace the history and development of many of the world's most endearing holiday customs, all of which involve lighting up the winter season.
Mon, Dec 2 2013 5:30 PM — Thu, Dec 19 2013 8:00 PM
Sit back, recline your seat, and soak up the pop/jazz stylings of the BackBeat singers accompanied by Greg Colossale on piano and a planetarium show in the dome above. This special program of holiday, winter, and pop songs is presented “in the round” by Greg Colossale and twenty-five high school ...
Friday, December 6 2013 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
Join scientists who are investigating the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy in IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System. IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System follows the creation of NASA's Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). Get an in-depth look at the ...
Thu, Nov 7 2013 5:30 PM — Thu, Nov 21 2013 8:00 PM
In the recent past we've seen a fireball explode over a Russian city, meteorites fall in Connecticut, and NASA scientists announce record close approaches of asteroids to our planet. Should we be worried that humankind will go the way of the dinosaurs, thanks to an errant hunk of space junk slamm...
Tuesday, November 19 2013 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
While attending a local star party, two teenage students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe. Their conversation with a local female astronomer enlightens them on the history of the telescope a...
Thu, Oct 10 2013 5:30 PM — Thu, Oct 24 2013 8:00 PM
The Steve Nystrup Trio has been performing the past several years in Glastonbury at 2 Hopewell and is a regular at clubs and stages around the state. The band, consisting of Steve on guitar and vocals, Maureen Wasik on vocals, and Aaron Nystrup on Bass Guitar, bring familiar songs, blues, pop, ac...
Friday, October 18 2013 7:30 PM — 8:30 PM
This engaging presentation explores some tantalizing coincidences and provides the historical perspective to put the audience in the shoes of early astronomers in their quest to discover new planets in the Solar System. Bode’s Rule reveals an interesting pattern regarding planetary orbits, but i...
Thursday, September 26 2013 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Discover the science of flight through the eyes of a young girl and her grandfather as they explore how birds, kites, planes, and models fly. Learn about the history and future of flight and how NASA is discovering new and safer ways to travel with the help of future engineers and aviators—like ...
Thursday, September 19 2013 5:30 PM — 8:00 PM
Come learn about the Perseid Meteor Shower (August 11 & 12). This program will feature a live demonstration of what the meteor shower is and how to best observe it. The planetarium show Two Small Pieces of Glass will follow the live demonstration.
Wed, Aug 7 2013 5:30 PM — Thu, Aug 8 2013 8:00 PM