Bell Museum: Catch three new planetarium shows now through September 5th! Journey to planets beyond our solar system, visit a black hole, or travel to the edge of our visible universe in “Far Out!” Learn about the search for a planet like Earth in “A Planet for Goldilocks.” In “Minnesota Water Stories,” explore the challenges, current research, and opportunities we have to protect our most precious resources.
Launch farther out than ever before. Journey to planets beyond our solar system, visit a black hole, or travel to the edge of our visible universe. The only thing expanding faster than the universe will be your sense of amazement! (Recommended for all ages)
Minnesota Water Stories
Minnesota is the land of 10,000 lakes, where the water reflects the sky. Water is essential to life and we all have connections to it, yet there are challenges threatening our waters. Minnesota Water Stories explores challenges, current research, and opportunities we have to protect our most precious resource.
(Recommended for ages 12+)
A Planet for Goldilocks
The search for a planet like Earth—one with temperatures, oceans, and an atmosphere suitable for life has been a little like Goldilocks’ search for a decent bowl of porridge: some are too hot, some are too cold, but some are “just right.” Learn the techniques astronomers have already used to find thousands of tiny, dark worlds in orbit around distant stars—some in the Goldilocks Zone. (Recommended for all ages)
Learn more about planetarium show times at: z.umn.edu/showtimes
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