Come experience the story of stars that are lost in the voids between galaxies! Get your tickets now! Join us October 4, 2012 Youngstown State University Reception 7:00pm Archives in Maag Library, 5th floor Movie Premiere 8:30pm Ward Beecher Planetarium advance reservations required, price $75 reserve your place at http://tinyurl.com/ccpremiere This new planetarium show will be premiered on Thursday, October 4, 2012 as part of a special fundraising dinner event. Come and be among the first to see “Cosmic Castaways,” [...]
For those of you attending the IPS next week, we wanted to give a heads up on a pair of short trailers that will debut at the meeting. Both programs are funded through research grants from the National Science Foundation, and will be made available for FREE for use in other planetaria for any non-profit, educational uses. These include: Cosmic Castaways – a fulldome planetarium show on the subject of the stars that we now know lie *between* the galaxies. The [...]
Our very own Patrick Durrell travelled to Mauna Kea and took the following gallary of images. You can view the full resolution images on Google+.
When you look into the sky, the background not-quite-blackness is filled with the diffuse light light of stars lost in the space between galaxies. These are the cosmic castaways, and we’re in the process of producing a planetarium show to tell their story. When galaxies pass in the night they gravitationally twist and turn one another. Sometimes the interactions are nothing more then a cosmic side-swipe; two galaxies cross and both come out a little bit damaged. Sometimes the interactions [...]
Every blog starts with that first post where you try and define yourself and the content you (and if you’re lucky, your team) is trying to produce. Here at “Science on the Half Sphere” we’re still working to define all the things we want to do, and we invite you on our journey. Like everything here at CosmoQuest, we see ourselves as part a community that we want to support and grow. Our community consists of all you wonderful folks [...]