September 15th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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DNU Paul

30 percent – It’s now my favorite number!

I can’t believe it happened! As you all know, last Friday morning the Space Shuttle Atlantis launched from Pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center, defying the odds placed by every expert, and spitting in the face of NASA’s 30%…

DNU Paul

So, This is What Luck Feels Like…

In today’s world of random contests and giveaways, I’m rarely the guy that gets picked. Caller #7 on the radio, iPad giveaways on Facebook, the business card drawing at the local restaurant. They’ve all managed to elude me…regularly. But, my…

Dani Weigand

iWorlds Space Center special offer

Experience the most fun this side of the galaxy. Clark Planetarium members can discover new worlds and journey to the far reaches of the universe through the new iWorlds Space Center at Thanksgiving Point.

Talia Butler

2011 Summer Camp schedule

Clark Planetarium is partnering with Red Butte Gardens and Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum this summer to bring you several exciting camp opportunities.  Campers will experience hands-on learning that is educational, innovative and fun.    

Talia Butler

Violent Universe opens February 18

Experience intense cosmic destruction from the safety of our Hansen Dome Theatre. Clark Planetarium’s newest feature, Violent Universe: Catastrophes of the Cosmos, is a sure fit for those who enjoy the splendid beauty of our cosmic surroundings paired with explosive…

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars observing series

Ever wondered how to observe deep space objects with a telescope?  Or what you can see in binoculars?  Join Clark Planetarium for a unique tour of the sky through the eyes of a practiced amateur astronomer.  

Talia Butler

New Summer Science Adventure Camps

Looking for a quality, safe and affordable summer experience for your children? Look no further.  Clark Planetarium and Discovery Gateway have partnered to offer you a great value for your child’s summer camp experience. Our new Summer Science Adventure Camps give…

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

Cosmic Quiz: Why can’t light escape a Black Hole?

This week’s Cosmic Quiz question comes from James Sylvester, who asks, “If the speed of light is the highest attainable speed, why can’t it escape a black hole?” First, a few words about the speed of light, which is indeed…