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  • Friday October 19 2018
    7:00pm Film, For Kids

    Force 5/Aurora Storm Double Feature @ Southworth Planetarium

    Force 5/Aurora Storm Double Feature! Weather and space weather combine in this double feature: “Force 5” is a brand new 22-minute show about the dangers of extreme weather, from hurricanes to tornadoes to tsunamis! “Aurora Storm” is an 11-minute program about the science and mythology of the northern lights. What causes them? How often do […] View event

  • Saturday October 20 2018
    11:00am For Kids

    HighTouch HighTech Science Gold Rush @ Auburn Public Library

    KIDS! HighTouch HighTech Science Gold Rush! Saturday October 20th 11AM-Noon at Auburn Public Library in the Maggie Trafton Room Kids will search for rocks and minerals in the crust layer of the earth’s surface. They will learn about the prospectors, and how they would “pan for gems.” Then they will have their opportunity to pan […] View event

  • Night Animals!

    When the sun goes down, nocturnal animals come out to play! Come learn about the special adaptations these creatures of the night use to find food while the rest of the world is asleep! View event

  • Sunday October 21 2018

    Let’s Do Chemistry Day!

    Have you ever wondered how batteries work? How materials behave in a vacuum? How colorful dyes are made? How dry ice can change directly from a solid to a gas? All these questions, and more, are explored in a new series of hands-on Chemistry activities, generously provided by NISE. Join us and our Chemist friends […] View event

  • 3:00pm Film, For Kids

    The Little Star That Could @ Southworth Planetarium

    A little yellow star travels through the galaxy in search of planets that will give it its special name. During his journey, this star learns about the many types of stars that live in the galaxy: hot blue stars; cool red stars; double stars, large stars and much more. Produced by the Audio Visual Imagineering […] View event

  • Tuesday October 23 2018
    1:00pm Film

    Two Small Pieces of Glass @ Southworth Planetarium

    A fantastic full-dome show about the history and science of telescopes. Who invented the telescope? How have astronomers employed these astounding instruments to unravel the Universe’s deepest secrets? “Two Small Pieces of Glass” follows two young people who attend a star party and learn how telescopes work while they observe many wondrous objects within the […] View event

  • Friday October 26 2018
    8:30pm Film

    IBEX: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System @ Southworth Planetarium

    An omni-dome (full dome) presentation about the IBEX (Interstellar Boundary Explorer) probe. Launched in 2008, the IBEX craft collects energized neutral particles emitted from the heliosphere: the “bubble” enclosing the solar system. These collections enable the IBEX probe to construct an image of the membrane surrounding us. The same membrane that protects the solar system […] View event

  • Saturday October 27 2018

    Know Your Bones

    You can learn so much about an animal by examining how it is put together—come look at a variety of skulls and bones, and learn about how certain traits can help an animal thrive and survive! View event

  • Monday October 29 2018
    6:00pm For Kids

    Mad Science Halloween Spooktacular @ Auburn Public Library

    KIDS! Mad Science Halloween SpookTacular Show Monday October 29th 6-7 PM at Auburn Public Library in the Androscoggin Community Room Get ready for a Halloween Science Adventure that starts off with a spooky…but not too spooky…Halloween story about Dr. Erlenmeyer Funkenstein and the Mad Science Goblin! Prepare for science tricks & treats. Reach into a […] View event

  • Saturday January 05 2019

    Rusty Rocket’s Last Blast! @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Join Rusty Rocket and his band of rocket rookies as they explore the solar system. This show combines humor, fun characters and the latest planetary images to give you and your family a fun and informative solar system tour. Runtime: 34 minutes View event

  • Tuesday January 08 2019

    Two Small Pieces of Glass @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    An omni-dome program about the history of telescopes. How have astronomers used telescopes to discover the wonders of the Universe? Runtime: 26 Minutes View event

  • Monday January 14 2019

    Natural Selection @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    Prepare for a full dome adventure unlike any other we’ve ever offered. Natural Selection is a celebration of life: watch as we follow Darwin’s journey to the Galapagos and transform the star dome into an ocean teeming with all manner of exquisitely beautiful and strangely exotic creatures. View event

  • Friday January 18 2019

    Two Small Pieces of Glass @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    An omni-dome program about the history of telescopes. How have astronomers used telescopes to discover the wonders of the Universe? Runtime: 26 Minutes View event

  • Monday January 21 2019

    IBEX: Search for the solar system’s edge @ Southworth Planetarium, University of Southern Maine

    IBEX: Search for the solar system’s edge. View event