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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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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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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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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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...
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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...
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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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Public Planetarium Show - Sunstruck

2:00pm to 3:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free September public planetarium program from 2:00-3:15 p.m., Sunday, September 24th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. The show will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. Then, in honor of the recent solar eclipse, we will watch "Sunstruck," which considers the Sun and the...
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Public Planetarium Show: Undiscovered Worlds

2:00pm to 3:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free October public planetarium program from 2:00-3:15 p.m., Sunday, October 29th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. The show will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. Then we will watch "Undiscovered Worlds" which focuses on the discovery of other solar systems and how we...
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Public Planetarium Show - Galileo: The Power of the Telescope

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free November public planetarium program from 7:00-8:15 p.m., Tuesday, November 28th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. The show will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. Then we will watch "Galileo: The Power of the Telescopes," which considers the many scientific...
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Public Planetarium Show - Season of Light

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free December public planetarium program from 7:00-8:20 p.m., Thursday, December 14th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is a great way to prepare for the holiday season as you watch the full-dome show "Season of Light," which traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule...
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Public Planetarium Show - Season of Light

2:00pm to 3:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free December public planetarium program from 2:00-3:15 p.m., Sunday, December 17th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is a great way to prepare for the holiday season as you watch the full-dome show "Season of Light," which traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule...
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Public Planetarium Show - Season of Light

3:30pm | Planetarium
Please join us for our free December public planetarium program from 3:30-4:50 p.m., Sunday, December 17th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This is a great way to prepare for the holiday season as you watch the full-dome show "Season of Light," which traces the history and development of numerous holiday traditions, including the Yule...
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Planetarium Show: Dark Matter Mystery

7:00pm to 8:15pm | Planetarium
Please join us for a repeat viewing of show "Dark Matter Mystery," from 7:00-8:15 p.m., Thursday, March 29th, in the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. The show was 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...
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Public Planetarium Show - Sunstruck

7:00pm | Planetarium
Please join us as we welcome back our summertime Sun at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, June 7th, with the free community show of Sunstruck at the Anderson Hancock Planetarium. This show will begin with a look at the stars and planets visible in the current night sky. Then, in honor of summer, we will watch "Sunstruck," which considers the Sun and the...
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Planetarium Show: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

7:00pm | Planetarium
Tour the Solar System with this family-friendly program suitable for all ages at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, August 16th. 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 summer sky. All ages are welcome. This show is being offered on a first-come, first-...
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