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DinoSOARS! Change Over Time / March 29 at 11:00am Perhaps the most astounding discovery about dinosaurs is that they are still around today – and not just in the movies. Birds are living dinosaurs! Follow the story of Malkia, a museum paleontologist, as she explores fascinating connections between birds and dinosaurs. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found...
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The Little Star That Could / March 28 at 11:00am This is a story about Little Star, an average yellow star in search for planets of his own to protect and warm.  Along the way, he meets other stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form star clusters and galaxies. ...
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Mexica Archaeoastronomy: Between Space and Time / March 29 at 1:00pm This feature illustrates the important role played by astronomical observation for the evolution of the pre-Hispanic cultures in central Mexico. They used the calendrical and astronomical knowledge inherited by the predecessor cultures to find the capital of their empire: Tenochititian. Vibrant colors, shapes and sounds...
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Cap Com Go! The Apollo Story / March 27 at 1:00pm An immersive, historical documentary that showcases the achievements of the Apollo program and what it took to put the first human on the Moon. It introduces a new generation to the immense challenges they overcame and will inspire them to become the explorers, designers, engineers,...
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The Sun, Our Living Star / March 28 at 1:00pm The Sun has shone on our world for 4.5 billion years. The light that warms our skin today has been felt by every person who has ever lived. It is our nearest star and our planet’s powerhouse, the source of the energy that drives our...
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Surviving in Space / March 27 at 11:00am Ever dream of rocketing into space or being an astronaut in Earth’s orbit? Explore these fascinating journeys and beyond with NASA astronaut Karen Nyberg and her robot helper, S.L.O.T.H.! That’s short for Space Life Operations Trainer for Humans. Join us for this fun Planetarium program for all ages. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found...
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Unveiling the Invisible Universe / March 26 at 1:00pm For thousands of years the humans observed the light coming from the night sky with their eyes. In the beginning of the 17th century, the invention of the telescope by Galileo revolutionized our knowledge of the Universe. Finally, in the 20th century with the advent of...
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Exoplanets / March 25 at 1:00pm This show is a fulldome planetarium show about the planets outside our solar system and the methods used to find them by astronomers. Horwitz DeRemer Planetarium Found in Retzer Nature Center S14 W28167 Madison St Waukesha WI 53188 Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally...
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The Solar System Show / March 25 at 11:00am This show features a sly, street-smart gumshoe named Skye Watcher. After a frenzied phone call from a 3rd grade teacher, she collects clues to find out what happened to Pluto and looks into the changing status of objects we call “planets.”   The tally of “planets” in...
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The Solar System Show / March 20 at 11:00am Looking to explore way out worlds? Join us as our delightful students present their spectacular show about the sun, moon, and planets. Climb aboard as we land on sand dunes of Mars, zoom in on the red spot of Jupiter, and fly through the rings of...
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