New program ‘Undiscovered Worlds’ scheduled for planetarium

February 26, 2013 | news2013
Marietta College’s popular free community shows as the Anderson Hancock Planetarium will debut a new program in March in April called “Undiscovered Worlds.”
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Planetarium announces free community shows for October

October 14, 2011 | Planetarium
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, is pleased to announce that the College will be showing one of the most popular shows—“Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity.” Black Holes will be presented at two different times—7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 30.
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College announces Planetarium public showings for December

November 20, 2009 | Planetarium
Each month Dr. Ann Bragg thinks the community interest in Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium will begin to wane. To her excitement she continues to be wrong. Six months since its dedication, the Planetarium has welcomed 6,000 visitors through community nights, special programming for area school children and open houses. “...
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College announces December planetarium shows

November 12, 2012 | 2012
Marietta College is pleased to announce the December community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium is “Season of Light.” This full dome show, created by Loch Ness Productions, traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule log, mistletoe, and the Christmas tree. The program concludes by exploring...
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College announces summer show schedule for Planetarium

May 10, 2011 | 2011
Marietta College is pleased to announce the summer schedule for community show at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium have been set and reservations are currently being taken for the May showing of “Seven Wonders.” Seven Wonders, along with a season star discussion, is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, May 19, as well as 2 and 3:30 p.m., Sunday,...
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Anderson Hancock Planetarium beginning to take shape

July 22, 2008 | Planetarium
Concrete trucks rolled onto campus recently as the first of two major pours got underway to build the Anderson Hancock Planetarium's rounded walls.
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Planetarium's summer schedule begins July 14

July 7, 2016 | Planetarium
Looking for a great way to escape the heat of summer? Then consider an evening at Marietta College's Anderson Hancock Planetarium, which announced its summer schedule today. All shows are free and open to the public.   The season begins with Galileo: The Power of the Telescope at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 14. The show will offer insight into...
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College announces free planetarium shows for April through June

April 15, 2014 | 2014
Marietta College’s Anderson Hancock Planetarium has announced the free community shows for April, May and June. The April program will include the full-dome video “Undiscovered Worlds,” which explores how we are discovering planets around other stars. It will begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 24. On May 15, the full-dome video “Black Holes:...
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New programs coming to College’s Planetarium in April and May

April 18, 2012 | news2012
Over seven days in April and May, Marietta College will be offering three new shows at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. It all starts with a “Bonus” program called Dynamic Earth at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 24. Dynamic Earth will also be shown at 3:30 p.m., Sunday, April 29 and 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 1. Reservations are currently being taken for...
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College announces November’s community shows at Planetarium

October 22, 2010 | 2010
Marietta College’s Dr. Ann Bragg, Director of the Anderson Hancock Planetarium, recently announced the community show for November is going to be “Zula Patrol: Down to Earth.” This show created by Spitz, Inc., explores the history of the planet Earth in a fun context. There will also be a “star talk” discussion on current astronomical events...
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Marietta College announces Anderson Hancock Planetarium to open in 2009

November 13, 2007 | Planetarium
Throughout their teaching careers at Marietta College, physics professors Les Anderson and Whit Hancock wanted to inspire their students to reach for the stars. Now one of their former students - David Rickey '78 - and his wife Brenda are passing on that message to future generations at Marietta, announcing a $2.7 million gift to the College...
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Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we learn about Galileo by taking a look at his life and some of his most important scientific discoveries. This fulldome program, produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum, will be accompanied by a star talk about the July night sky. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served...
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The Cowboy Astronomer

7:00pm | Planetarium
 Explore the world of naked-eye astronomy with "The Cowboy Astronomer"!  By visitor request, we will also take a look at the southern hemisphere sky for the first time ever in a public show! Seating for the August show will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Physics Colloquium: Looking for Life in the Universe

12:00pm | Planetarium
Join us for an exploration of our Galaxy's potential for extraterrestrial life by viewing "Space Aliens," produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetariuma the Milwaukee Public Museum.
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Family Weekend: Planetarium Show

4:00pm to 5:00pm | Family Weekend
Join us for an exploration of our Galaxy's potential for extraterrestrial life as we present "Space Aliens: Looking for Life in the Universe" produced by the Daniel M. Soref Planetarium at the Milwaukee Public Museum. This program will be accompanied by a live star talk about the September evening sky.
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Physics Colloquium: Zachary Long ’11

12:00pm | Planetarium
The Physics Colloquium continues with Zachary Long ’11 of the University of Cincinnati discussing “Radiative Transfer Modeling of the Circumstellar Disks of Young Stars.” Note: We provide the speaker, you provide the ears. We provide the pizza and drinks. If possible, please let Andrea Richardson, (740) 376-4750, adr003@marietta.edu know that...
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Planetarium Show: Dark Matter Mystery

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium for the Marietta College premier of the new show "Dark Matter Mystery", produced by the Planetarium in Laupheim, Germany with funding from the National Science Foundation. This program delves into the evidence for the existence of dark matter and how we hope to one day detect it more directly...
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Homecoming 2016: Planetarium Adventure

3:45pm to 4:45pm | Planetarium
Come view a look at the current evening sky at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium through a fulldome video. It's also a chance to learn more about how the planetarium is used at the College.
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Planetarium Show: Dark Matter Mystery

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium for the Marietta College premier of the new show "Dark Matter Mystery", produced by the Planetarium in Laupheim, Germany with funding from the National Science Foundation. This program delves into the evidence for the existence of dark matter and how we hope to one day detect it more directly...
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Physics Colloquium: Dr. Beverley Taylor

7:00pm | Planetarium
The Physics Colloquium continues with Dr. Beverly Taylor of Miami University. She will be discussing “The Physics of Toys” as part of the Sigma Pi Sigma Public Lecture in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is also a rare evening colloquium program, as it will start at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, November 10th. Note: As this lecture is at 7:00 p....
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Physics Colloquium: Summer Research Internship Experiences

12:00pm | Planetarium
The Physics Colloquium continues with Summer Research Internship Experiences of Marietta College students. Hear about exciting research our students did last summer starting at noon, Friday, December 2nd, in Rickey 166. “Exploring Photovoltaic Properties in MAPbCl Perovskite Structures” with Michael Bowen ’17 at Temple University "Looking for...
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Planetarium Show: Oasis in Space

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium for a showing of "Oasis in Space," a tour of our Solar System with a special emphasis on where waster can be found. This program, which will start at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, January 26th, will be accompanied by a brief star talk focused on the winter evening sky, including which planets are...
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Planetarium Show: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Planetarium
Tour the Solar System with this family-friendly program suitable for all ages at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, February 23rd. Our viewing of "Secret of the Cardboard Rocket" will be preceded by a star talk about the planets, stars, and constellations visible in the late February sky. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-served basis, but...
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Planetarium Show: Undiscovered Worlds

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Planetarium
Do you ever wonder about planets in other solar systems? Join us for "Undiscovered Worlds," a fulldome program created by the Museum of Science in Boston, which explores how astronomers are currently finding and characterizing these planets, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, March 30th. The program will be accompanied by a brief star talk about the...
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Planetarium Show: Galileo

7:00pm to 8:00pm | Planetarium
Please join the College for a showing of the fulldome program "Galileo: The Power of the Telescope," created by the Milwaukee Public Museum, at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 27th in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This program will be accompanied by a star talk about the early spring evening sky. This show is being offered on a first-come,...
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