Latest Planetarium Stories

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...

2014-03-29 12:20:36

Planetarium Scheduled To Reopen Fall 2014 COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- COSI announced at its 50(th) anniversary celebration this morning plans to reopen its planetarium in the fall. COSI president and CEO David E. Chesebrough, Ed.D., made the announcement after COSI's signature version of "The 1812 Overture," revealing a banner with the information amid cheers from the crowd. "A planetarium was an original feature on opening day and I am thrilled to...

2014-01-16 16:20:52

A weekend of film presentations and cinema education workshops OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chabot Space & Science Center has partnered with The Bay Area International Children's Film Festival (BAICFF) to screen cinematic pieces and host engaging film education workshops specifically for the young and the young at heart. The two-day family film festival runs Saturday, January 25(th) through Sunday, January 26(th). Toted as a festival where "education...

Planetarium Projecting Software
2014-01-15 13:20:40

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communication Systems FOKUS in Berlin have teamed up with graphics card manufacturer NVIDIA to create a new kind of technique for projecting images in a planetarium-like style. The new technology could help bring the concept of projecting images onto contoured surfaces for a virtual experience to an even wider audience. Dome planetariums use numerous projectors like this to recreate the...

World Premiere Of Planetarium Show 'Journey To A Billion Suns'
2014-01-08 11:12:27

[ Watch The Video: Journey to a Billion Suns Trailer ] ESA A new planetarium show, Journey to a billion Suns, premieres today in Hamburg, Germany, to tell the fascinating story of mapping the Milky Way, from ancient times to ESA’s recently launched Gaia mission. The 45-minute, 360 degree full-dome planetarium spectacular was produced by Stargarten in cooperation with ESA and planetariums across Europe. Gaia was launched on 19 December and will soon start its five-year...

2013-12-12 23:03:55

Google Global Impact Award will enable Zooniverse, a nonprofit collaboration led by the Adler Planetarium and the University of Oxford, to make setting up a citizen science project as easy as starting a blog and could lead to thousands of innovative new projects. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 A $1.8 million Google Global Impact Award will enable Zooniverse, a nonprofit collaboration led by the Adler Planetarium and the University of Oxford, to make setting up a citizen science...

2013-11-13 23:00:55

Season of Wonder celebrates the magic of the winter season November 15, 2013 through January 5, 2014. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Season of Wonder, a tradition for all ages, celebrates the magic of the winter season as only the Adler can. Featuring a sky show that explores the spectacular sights of the winter night sky, seasonal programming, a family snowflake-themed story time and a one-of-a-kind immersive experience in The World’s Largest Snow Globe, ‘tis the season to...

2013-10-31 23:01:27

Girls Do Hack is a one-day event that will use technology and learning to inspire 48 Chicago Public School students to enter careers in science technology engineering and mathematics. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 WHAT: On November 9, the Adler Planetarium will host a one-day event dedicated to inspiring young women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Working with Chicago Public Schools and other organizations, the Adler will invite a group...

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