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Phantom of the Universe

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

This planetarium show journeys across space and time, speeding alongside particles before they collide in a visually stunning explosion of light and sound. Then, learn how scientist around the world are collaborating to track down dark matter… the hunt is on. Narrated by Academy Award winner, Tilda Swinton with sound by an Academy Award winning...

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Two Small Pieces of Glass – The Amazing Telescope

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

Two Small Pieces of Glass – The Amazing Telescope show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo's modifications to a child's spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of...

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From Earth to the Universe

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths, and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the universe may well be humanity's oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos....

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Making of a Star and Her Entourage

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

The Making of a Star and Her Entourage traces the evolution of humankind’s understanding of the universe. Discover the long journey beginning with the Earth-centered model of the universe in which the Sun was considered a planet to our current understanding that the Sun is a star centered in the Solar System and is one...

Habitat Earth

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

Narrated by Frances McDormand, Habitat Earth plunges below the ocean’s surface to explore the dynamic relationships found in deep ocean ecosystems. Digs beneath the forest floor to discover how Earth’s tallest trees rely on tiny fungi to survive. Soars to new heights to witness the intricate intersection between human and ecological networks. Habitat Earth features...

Totality

Totality is a program covering everything you need to know about lunar and solar eclipses. We look back to the proof of general relativity and look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. Our production includes a variety of wonderful styles, from spectacular space environments to humorous pop-up books. A very special part...

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Totality

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

Totality is a program covering everything you need to know about lunar and solar eclipses. We look back to the proof of general relativity and look forward to upcoming eclipses and where to witness them. Our production includes a variety of wonderful styles, from spectacular space environments to humorous pop-up books. A very special part...

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Laser Show – Legends of the Constellations: Orion

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

Legends of the Constellations: Orion is laser show great for families.  Enjoy this animated re-telling of the classic Greek myth of the famous constellation Orion. Our shows are open to the public in the Allen F. Blocher Planetarium. The planetarium is located on the second floor of the Science Building, by the Foucault pendulum, right above the...

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Sunstruck!

UWSP | Science Building 2001 Fourth Avenue, Stevens Point, WI, United States

Heliophysics is the main component of the Sunstruck! planetarium show. It includes information on the sun, parts/layers, space weather and its impact on Earth. With amazing footage from NASA heliophysics missions, the audience should gain an enhanced understanding of the Sun and how it impacts our world. *Recommended for all audiences Admission There is no...

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