January 06th, 2015 – June 28th, 2015
The universe is a curious place, more so than we ever imagined. As scientists unravel the complexities of the cosmos, key findings are revealing amazing new frontiers for explorations. Come along on a journey to investigate what we already know and the mysteries we have yet to solve in Dark Universe, a new space show narrated by astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson as your guide. This show goes beyond the night sky and into deep space to find out how discoveries over the past 100 years have led us to two great cosmic mysteries: dark matter and dark energy. You’ll hurtle through Jupiter’s atmosphere, peer at the web of dark matter holding galaxies together, and watch the colorful remains of the universe’s beginnings unfold. Experience Dark Universe to celebrate the pivotal moments that have brought us unprecedented knowledge of the universe and our place in it, and glimpse the exciting future of cosmic exploration.
A Hitchhiker’s Tour Through The Universe
January 06th, 2015 – June 28th, 2015
The Art & Science Museum’s popular show Digital Universe has been updated and expanded with new digital imagery of some of the most breathtaking galaxies and nebulae, becoming A Hitchhiker’s Tour through the Universe. Go on a magic carpet ride through the night sky, from an up-close encounter of the planets of our solar system, through the stars of our Milky Way Galaxy, past galaxy clusters, and to the edge of our observable universe. Using the world’s most extensive, accurate three-dimensional mapping of the universe, A Hitchhiker’s Tour through the Universe brings astronomy information to life in a two-dimensional environment much like that of an immersive computer game.
January 03rd, 2015 – June 28th, 2015
Explore our moon’s observable features, motion, and phases through this educational yet highly entertaining show that uses popular animation styles to capture the attention of young audiences. Visitors will discover why the moon has craters, mountains, and no atmosphere, as well as why we see the moon in the daytime sky, why it shines, and why we see only one side of the moon. A tour of the evening night sky, pointing out seasonal constellations and visible planets, is also included.
From the Blue Planet to the Red Planet
February 01st, 2015 – June 28th, 2015
Journey to the year 2132 as we follow Carina, a young woman stationed on Mars, as she communicates with her brother Aidan back on Earth. Experience living on a futuristic Mars colony, and ride a rover across the Martian surface. Children and adults alike will learn about the differences between Earth and Mars and what it might be like to live and work on another planet.
June 2nd, 2015 – June 28th, 2015
Unravel the enshrouded human time capsules that have become the most fascinating mystery of our time: Egypt’s mummies. Probe ancient tombs to uncover these carefully hidden phenomena and experience the dramatic adventure of their excavations. Follow top scientists as they embark on a modern-day forensic investigation of the mummies, extracting clues from our past that could have an enormous impact on medical science in our future.
June 2nd, 2015 – September
Join mankind’s first robotic space probe duo as they soar beyond our Solar System, exploring the many new worlds Astronomers are discovering beyond. Visit Gas Giants caught in a deadly dance with their host stars, frozen Rogue Planets hurling through space and newly discovered Earth-like worlds possibly hosting alien life. ExoPlanets: Worlds Of Wonder will dazzle and inspire, entertain and enlighten as audiences learn about the worlds no longer hidden within our galaxy.