July 30th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
moon
Callista Pearson

Temporary Theatre Closures

It’s back to school time for the ATK IMAX Theatre and Hansen Dome Theatre, too.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars September 1st: Star Clusters Galore!

The late summer is an awesome time for star gazing. The skies are typically clear, dry and warm – perfect conditions for seeing many a deep sky wonders.

Seth Jarvis

Apollo – in books and movies

The death of Apollo astronaut Neil Armstrong has caused many people to reflect

Seth Jarvis

Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong, the first human to walk on the Moon, passed away today at the age of 82.

Robert Bigelow

Target Practice on Mars

One of the most anticipated steps in the instrument checkout on NASA’s Curiosity rover is the first use of Curiosity’s laser on a Martian rock, and this past weekend, Curiosity set its target on a 3-inch rock about 9 feet away from the rover.

Callista Pearson

Night School – Why Mars Matters 9/13

Do you want to know about the geology on Mars? Join us for Night School, our new quarterly lecture series, on Thursday, September 13 from 7pm – 8pm.

Seth Jarvis

Rare Coin Found on Mars!

It’s true.  At this moment there is a rare coin on Mars.  Specifically, the coin is a 1909 ”V.D.B.” Lincoln-head American penny. The question is, why is this penny on Mars?

Callista Pearson

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

Curiosity says: Be True to Your School

Time for a bit of fun trivia.

Seth Jarvis

Think of this as an appetizer

This is just a taste of the kind of imaging from Mars we’ve been waiting for!