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The Dark Matter Mystery – Exploring a Cosmic Secret

February 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

What holds galaxies together? What are the building blocks of the universe? What makes the universe look the way it looks today? Researchers worldwide try to answer these questions. We know today there is within the universe is a mysterious glue: Dark Matter. We know that it is out there. But we have no idea what it is made of.

The show takes you on the biggest quest in modern astrophysics. You will see why scientists acknowledge the existence of dark matter. Join them on their hunt for Dark Matter with experiments in space and deep underground. Will they be able to solve the Dark Matter Mystery?

The Allen F. Blocher Planetarium is located in the Science Building, 2001 Fourth Avenue, on the UW-Stevens Point campus. The planetarium consists of a 7.3m diameter dome that houses a DIGISTAR LITE projector (installed in 2020).

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:
https://www.uwsp.edu/smcpa/blocher-planetarium/

Venue

UWSP | Science Building
2001 Fourth Avenue
Stevens Point, WI 54481 United States
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Phone:
17153462208