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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...

Laser Light Shows

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

Laser light shows set to rock music will be offered this spring with shows running at 7, 8, 9 and 10 p.m. nightly.  Catch a laser light show in the Blocher Planetarium from March 29-30, April 3-6, and April 10-13. Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for students and $5 for students with UW-Stevens Point...

Earth, Moon & Sun

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

This planetarium show explores the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of Coyote, an amusing character adapted from Native American oral traditions. Coyote has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. His confusion about the universe makes viewers think about how Earth, Moon and Sun work together as...

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