July 26th, 2014
New Moon
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Dani Weigand

Now hiring: Show Distribution Assistant

An integral piece of the Clark Planetarium production model relies heavily on the management of fulfilling requests from institutions acrpss the world for digital content we develop. If you enjoy working in a dynamic team environment and love all things…

Talia Butler

Uncover the mysteries of Black Holes

They prowl the cosmos waiting to ambush their next victim, camouflaged by the energy of a million suns.  These unseen voids can annihilate entire solar systems, and once in their grasp, nothing — not even light — can escape. Few…

Mike Murray

Attack of the Space Pirates explores new territory

When I say “territory,” I don’t just mean new destinations in the Milky Way Galaxy!  This is a show that goes into a storyline and visual style unlike anything else we’ve ever done.  It’s not a science documentary-like show, but…

Seth Jarvis

Director’s note: Starting 2010 with new films, more fun

I realize that we’re several months away from International Talk like a Pirate Day (September 19th), but we’re not going to let a calendrical triviality dampen our enthusiasm for our latest dome theatre production, Attack of the Space Pirates. This new show will…

Mike Murray

Crashing into the moon!

It might sound like the latest disaster movie, but it’s for real.  No, the moon isn’t going to crack apart (like in the movie “The Time Machine.”).  It’s a booster rocket and a space probe that will impact the lunar…

Dani Weigand

“Flight to the Moon” transports audiences for space exploration

Many of us at Clark Planetarium are excited for the launch of NASA’s LRO/LCROSS unmanned space craft on June 17.  Not just because the prospect of returning to the moon to gather in depth data about the moon’s features is…

David Merrell

From ideas to moons… Clark Planetarium underground.

One thing I’ve found surprises a lot of people is that the planetarium produces the majority of the shows shown in the Hansen Digital Dome Theater. Mike mentioned earlier how producing our own shows has led to Clark Planetarium programs…

Mike Murray

Digital production changes how we see the universe

Did you know that virtually all of the shows playing in the Hansen Dome Theatre are original in-house productions?  Each can take anywhere from 9 to 12 months to produce, and can involve up to a dozen people in their…