July 24th, 2016
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Amy Oliver

Bring Her Home: Win Our Beloved Space Pikachu

We’re so grateful for all your help catching the rogue Pokemon in our building that we want to reward one lucky Planetarium Protector. Between now and July 31st, collect as many Pokemon at Clark Planetarium as you can on augmented reality…

Amy Oliver

Light Speed Lectures

Join the Clark Planetarium and the Salt Lake City Public Library for Light Speed Lectures! This engaging, fast-paced event includes five experts offering 15-minute lectures on the following topics: Bonnie Baxter, PhD: Extremophiles Robert Davies, PhD: Climate Change Twila Schneider: NASA’s Space Launch…

Amy Oliver

2016 Gala: The Next Great Leap

Night Vision: Reason for the Seasons

Ah, Salt Lake City–too hot in the summer, too cold in the winter, never quite just right. We’re heading into summer now, so the sun is high in the sky, the days are long and bright, and we can all…

Johnny Rasmussen

Night Vision: Exoplanets

It has been nearly 25 years since we first discovered a planet outside of our solar system. Now we have discovered more than a thousand worlds, with the potential to discover thousands more.  We have discovered several brilliant ways to…

Special Guest

Special Night Vision: Cassini’s Mission to Saturn with Bill Dunford

NASA’s Cassini mission is exploring the planet Saturn, its stunning rings, and its collection of weird and wonderful moons. Cassini sends home breathtaking pictures almost daily, and its team of scientists announce intriguing scientific discoveries on a regular basis. Find…

Nick Jarvis

Gateway to the Stars: June 2016

Let’s talk about summer, baby. Summertime is prime-time for outdoor activities, so you’ll probably have lots of opportunities to look at the sky. When the weather is nice and the nights are warm, it’s easy to stay up a bit to enjoy some stargazing. If…

Brandon Crowley

Night Vision: The Lives of Stars

What is a star? In technical terms, it’s a big old steaming ball of plasma. But what does it mean to be a star, and how do they get that way? That’s what we’ll explore in Night Vision: The Lives of…

Robert Bigelow

Night Vision: Robotic Exploration

While the Apollo astronauts took three days to reach the Moon, a trip to another planet in our solar system takes many months or many years. These travel times highlight the need to send robots instead of people to explore…

Amy Oliver

Pardon Our Space Dust! New Worlds Coming Soon to Clark Planetarium

For over 50 years, we have brought the final frontier to the Salt Lake City and greater Utah communities, and we’re always looking for new ways to broaden our horizons. As we head for the home stretch on our 50th…