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Planetarium Shows

2017 TASM Planetarium Shows

Black Holes, The Other Side of Infinity


Audiences will be dazzled with striking, immersive animations of the formation of the early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a similated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Gallaxy.  This production is narrated by actor Liam Neeson.

Dream to Fly

Dream to Fly is a poetic story about the history of aviation.  Experience the adventure and find out how this immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history, came true.

Dynamic Earth

Dynamic Earth is an immersive fulldome documentary that explores the inner workings of Earth's climate system.  The show uses stunning visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced supercomputer simulations to explore the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, hydrosphere (oceans) and biosphere.  Visitors will find the science captivating, the images enthralling and the narrative by actor Liam Neeson, compelling.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Join two adventurous children as they use their imaginations, a refrigerator box and a helpful animated astronomy book to take a tour of the solar system. Travel with them to the planets and learn why each one of them is unique to the other.

Stars

Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of “STARS”. This dramatic program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill and stunning 3D animation by NSC creative at the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK. The Nashville Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert-George Schram, resident conductor, performed part of the original "STARS" soundtrack. Educational content includes stellar evolution, space exploration, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the history of astronomy. This 26 minute presentation is suitable for all ages.

Two Small Pieces of Glass

Two Small Pieces of Glass traces the history of the telescope from Galileo's modifications to a child's spyglass to the launch of NASA's Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.