|Flandrau Science Center New Exhibit: The Solar System Revealed|
Featuring scale models of the planets, you’ll be amazed to see just how tiny planets like Earth and Mars seem in comparison to our Sun. Discover cool facts about all 8 planets and Pluto the dwarf planet. Plus, you can learn about the UA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft mission to return a sample from a distant asteroid – the University of Arizona leads this breakthrough NASA mission, and the headquarters is right here in Tucson!
New FullDome Planetarium Shows
We’ve debuted three awesome new full dome shows this season -be sure to check them all out!
· ASTEROID: MISSION EXTREME. This visually stunning journey to an asteroid explores the science, the promise, and the dangers of these rocks in space. Produced by National Geographic. All showings include a “live” OSIRIS-REx planetarium show, about the cutting-edge asteroid sample return mission that’s being led by the University of Arizona for NASA!
· WE ARE STARS. Explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, our explosive origins, and how they connect to life on Earth in this family-friendly adventure!
· MYSTERIES OF THE UNSEEN WORLD. Discover the world around us that is normally invisible because it exists at speeds or scales that we can’t detect. This captivating show was produced by National Geographic.