February 6th, 2016
Waning Crescent Moon

Free “Passage to Pangaea” August 3

Clark Planetarium will be filled with dinosaurs on August 3.

Robert Bigelow

Perseid Meteor Shower 2012

One of the most reliable meteor showers of the year will peak on August 12. That’s when Earth will collide with a stream of particles left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle.

Mad About Science Gala – October 11

Throw your head back and cackle in delight because it’s time to grab your beakers, wacky glasses, and lab coats. It’s the “Mad about Science Gala“, Thursday, October 11, 2012 from 6:30-10 p.m. at Clark Planetarium.

Seth Jarvis

Getting to Mars is HARD

This coming Sunday, August 5th, at 11:31 PM (MDT), after an eight and one-half month flight through interplanetary space, a nuclear powered six wheel drive robotic rover called “Curiosity” is scheduled to touch-down on the planet Mars.

Cruising to Mars

There’s always anomalies when scientists send new equipment out into space.


Did you know that Curiosity had to be launched within a defined 3-week period or scientists would have had to wait another 2 years to launch? 

The Mars “Curiosity” Rover: What Do We Hope to Learn?

NASA’s latest mission to the red planet isn’t just another rover – it’s a massive laboratory on wheels.

Free “Passage to Pangaea”

Clark Planetarium will be filled with dinosaurs on August 3.