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Friday Night Show

2015 Schedule

Spring Stars and their Myths
March 27 - May 1)

Pluto Rocks!
(July 22-24 & July 29-31)

Science & Cinema
(Sept 4 - October 9)

Einstein's Last Prediction
(Nov 6 - Dec 11)

Archived Shows

Friday Night Show

The Friday Night Show highlights a special topic every 4-6 weeks.  Shows last about an hour.  Tickets are just $3 per person.  Click the links below for the current show, and the future show. 


Pluto Rocks!

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, July 22-24 & July 29-31, 2015
7 - 7:55 p.m.
Manfred Olson Planetarium, Physics Building

Learn the history of Pluto and what NASA's New Horizons could teach us about the former 9th planet.  Explore other objects in the Kuiper Belt and how we came to discover them.  The show will discuss Pluto losing its status as a planet and what the definition of a planet is.