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Ice Planet: Earth
May 19, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

There has been much discussion and confusion about global climate change. With an upcoming lecture and planetarium show on the topic, you have an opportunity to discover the facts and whether or not you should be concerned about the climate. This month we invite you to learn more about ice and glaciers, and the effect these […]

Who Owns the Arctic?
September 10, 2008 · 1 Comment

A critical question – as the world faces the possibility of an Arctic Ocean that may soon be ice-free in late summer. Through her nomination as the Republican Party’s Vice Presidential candidate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has increased interest in her state and its energy resources. Meanwhile, Russia has become more aggressive in controlling territory […]

Seven significant changes
July 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

Recently, The Houston Museum of Natural Science has been working with the University of New Hampshire to create a new full-dome planetarium show – Ice Worlds (now showing). From the poles of the Earth to the exploration of other ice planets in our solar system, this film explores the state of ice and liquid water throughout the galaxy, and climate changes […]

Pixel Magic Under the Dome
May 15, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

You can see how each projector creates a piece of this image from Earth’s Wild Ride. A quiet revolution has been taking place in the planetarium world – from “starfield and pointer” shows to immersive, action-film adventures of the full-dome digital theater. As of this spring, there are more of these full-dome digital video theaters […]



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