November 29th, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
Nick Jarvis

Night Vision: Glorious Galaxies

In this week’s installment of our Night Vision live lecture series, we take a look at the gigantic cosmic structures known as galaxies. Imagine that our solar system has a house in the suburbs, and the Sun is the light…

“Night Vision” Jan 31: The Glorious Galaxies

On Saturday, January 31 we’ll take a special journey in the Hansen Dome Theatre to the largest entities in the universe: the galaxies.

“Gateway to the Stars” May 3: Gateways to the Galaxies!

This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars on Saturday, May 3 will feature the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies.”

“Exploding Universe” – A New Original Production!

The universe we see today is the product of explosive events. They have even shaped our very existence.

New Show: “Secret Lives of Stars”!

Come enjoy an amazing journey through the stars and galaxies as we explore the birth, life, and death of stars. “Secret Lives of Stars” is a production of Evans & Sutherland of Salt Lake City,

Seth Jarvis

The Art and Science of Colliding Galaxies

In several billion years the galaxy we live in, the Milky Way Galaxy, will collide with our nearest neighboring galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy. 

“Gateway to the Stars” May 4 – Saturn at its Best!

Saturn, one of the most majestic planets of our solar system, is at its closest to Earth this month.

Seth Jarvis

Investigating spiral galaxies

I read lots of blogs on an occasional basis, but only a few blogs every day.  One of my “read it every day” blogs is “BadAstronomy” by Dr. Phil Plait.