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2014-04-29 08:46:11

BREMERTON, Wash., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. is proud to announce the Digitarium Delta 3, a newly redesigned entry level digital planetarium system for astronomy and earth science educators. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140428/81405 Compact, lightweight, and powerful, the Digitarium Delta 3 is designed for portable domes up to 24 feet (7 meters) in diameter. Paired with a Digitalis inflatable dome, a gymnasium can quickly and...

2014-04-01 08:35:08

BREMERTON, Wash., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Digitalis Education Solutions, Inc. is proud to announce the Digitarium® Iota, an ultra-compact portable digital planetarium system. Digitalis believes the Iota is the smallest commercially available complete digital planetarium system in the world. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140401/PH94996 Extremely compact, lightweight, and powerful, the Digitarium Iota makes it easier than ever for one person to transport, set...

Light Pollution Subject Of New Film
2012-08-29 04:47:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The International Dark-Sky Association and Loch Ness Productions are giving attendees of the International Astronomical Union Congress in Beijing a sneak peak of a full dome video on light pollution called "Losing the Dark." The video showing at the Beijing Planetarium on August 29 is a public service announcement that will give onlookers important facts about light pollution. "Our team designed the show to emphasize some of the...

2011-08-01 14:00:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The upgraded digital display system in the new Grainger Sky Theater isn't the only state-of-the-art technology audiences will experience when they visit Chicago's Adler Planetarium. Visitors to the new theater will see the universe projected on the most technologically advanced projection dome in the world: the NanoSeam(TM) dome, created by Spitz Inc, located in Chadds Ford, PA . When Adler audiences fly through the universe inside the new...

2011-08-01 14:00:00

CHADDS FORD, Pa., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The upgraded digital display system in the new Grainger Sky Theater isn't the only state-of-the-art technology audiences will experience when they visit Chicago's Adler Planetarium. Visitors to the new theater will see the Universe projected on the most technologically advanced projection dome in the world: the Spitz NanoSeam(TM) dome. When Adler audiences fly through the Universe inside the new 70-foot hemispherical Grainger Sky Theater,...

2011-04-25 13:22:00

Visitors take off on a Deep Space Adventure for a one-of-a-kind immersive experience CHICAGO, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, July 8, the Adler Planetarium will reveal a new, immersive space experience like no other in the world! Deep Space Adventure takes you aboard the observation deck of a futuristic starship where you will be surrounded by the larger-than-life phenomena of our dynamic Universe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/DC88730 ) The...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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