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Escher's Universe

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This fulldome program is based on the life and work of the Dutch artist M.C. Escher. See Escher's use of mathematics, astronomy, optics, crystallography, and geometry on the dome as we explore the Universe. Follow Escher on his visit to Alhambra, Spain as he discovers the work of the Moorish artists from which he drew inspiration.


Back to the Moon for Good

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In the years from 1969 to 1972, twelve Americans walked on the Moon. Now it is time to go back to the Moon, for good. Learn about the history of lunar exploration, and the Moon's resources. Discover what humanity's future on the Moon might hold. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is leading to a new era of lunar exploration. Narrated by Tim Allen this program presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires. 

 

Bad Astronomy

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Join Dr. Phil Plait, the "Bad Astronomer," as he investigates several astronomical myths and misconceptions, including UFOs, horoscopes, and the Moon landing "hoax," as well as common astronomical errors in the movies. A fun, informative program for the whole family.

 

Cosmic Colors

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Cosmic Colors will take you on a journey across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. Discover the many reasons for color--like why the sky is blue and why Mars is red. Take a tour within a plant leaf and journey inside the human eye. Investigate x-rays by voyaging to a black hole and cross the event horizon. You will even see the actual color of a dinosaur--based on recent evidence. Get ready for an amazing adventure under a rainbow of cosmic light!