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Planetarium Show: Faster than Light! The Dream of Interstellar Flight

February 13 @ 7:00 pm - 7:35 pm

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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until March 29, 2018

Free

January 16 – March 29 on Tuesdays and Thursdays, come to Carr-Fles Planetarium for “Faster than Light!  The Dream of Interestellar Flight!”  The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon is as old as humanity.  Today, a whole new horizon beckons.  Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to 9 billion Sun-like stars with planets similar to Earth.  Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun.  But if we find one, how will we ever get there?  How long will it take?  What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space?  Faster Than Light! The Dream of Interstellar Flight will dazzle audiences with virtual rides aboard spacecraft of the future.  This is a 35-minute presentation. (The campus will be closed March 6 and March 8 for College Spring Break)  For more information, call (231) 777-0289.

Details

Date:
February 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 7:35 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.muskegoncc.edu/mathphysical-sciences/carr-fles-planetarium/

Venue

Carr-Fles Planetarium
221 S. Quarterline Rd.
Muskegon, MI 49442 United States
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Phone:
(231) 777-0289
Website:
http://www.muskegoncc.edu/mathphysical-sciences/carr-fles-planetarium/