October 26th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Robert Bigelow

Found: An Ancient Habitable Environment on Mars

From previous Mars missions, we’ve learned that Martian rocks and soil contain minerals that form in liquid water.

Duke Johnson

In Search of Northern Lights – The Team

The team met at Yellowknife airport. 

Callista Pearson

Spring Cleaning Clearance Sale!

Planet Fun is clearing out closets and doing a bit of spring cleaning. Blowing in like a lion on Friday, March 8, thousands of items will be marked down 35-75% off. 

Seth Jarvis

The Cosmic Inevitability of Risk

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, your lifetime probability of dying in a car crash is 1-in-100, but your probability of dying in a commercial airline accident is 1-in-100,000.

Thomas

S.O.S. Gets a Touchup

During the winter season we are used to seeing the color white outside.  This winter the Clark Planetarium brought a little of that white to its lobby in the form of some paint for its largest “ornament.”

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Jan 5 – Star Clusters Galore!

It may be the darkest and coldest time of the year but it’s also the time to delight in some of the most beautiful stars of the entire sky.

Callista Pearson

Phil Plait is Coming!

Astronomer, lecturer, author, and creator of the Bad Astronomy blog, Phil Plait, will be speaking at Clark Planetarium on April 11, 2013. 

Callista Pearson

Call for Artwork

Clark Planetarium is partnering with Art Access to host an exhibit of space and science-themed artwork for the Planetarium’s 10th Anniversary at The Gateway.

Seth Jarvis

Listening to the Planets

You can’t use your sense of smell to explore Jupiter, you can’t use your tongue to taste the Great Nebula in Orion, and you can’t use your sense of touch to feel the texture of the rapidly spinning pulsar at…