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The Science Behind ‘Journey to the Stars’

June 8, 2010

‘Journey to the Stars,’ the newest space show playing in the Hayden Planetarium at the American Museum of Natural History, features extraordinary images from telescopes on the ground and in space and stunning, never-before-seen visualizations of physics-based simulations. Curators Ben Oppenheimer and Mordecai-Mark Mac Low discuss the science behind ‘Journey to the Stars’ along with collaborator Lika Guhathakurta, a NASA astrophysicist. The team reveals how this immersive theater experience required expertise from scientists around the world and go into some of the research necessary to bring it to the big screen. Produced/Edited by James Sims. For more information visit http://www.amnh.org/stars



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