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Secrets of the Universe

November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 26, 2021

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 26, 2021

Travel with scientist Manuel Calderon De La Barca Sanchez as he journeys to the largest machine ever built, the greatest scientific instrument ever created, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC).

There, he joins a global team working to uncover another amazing breakthrough in this new world of technology-driven physics. We get an inside look at the machine and come to understand just what it means to do science, teaming up for the flag of humanity to solve the universe’s greatest mysteries.

We don’t stop with the Large Hadron Collider, though. The machines we’ve built are as diverse as the secrets we’re looking for, and the people looking for them. We travel to the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO), the amazing project that recently confirmed Einstein’s century old prediction of the existence of gravitational waves.

Humanity is at the edge of unprecedented scientific discovery, and we can all be a part of it!

Watch the trailer here!

 


Tickets for planetarium programs are $7 for Adults, $6 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $5 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar.

Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at (207) 581-1341, or at our ticket box office prior to the show.

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Details

Date:
November 5
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizer

Versant Power Astronomy Center
Phone:
581-1341
Email:
planetarium@maine.edu
Website:
astro.umaine.edu

Venue

Versant Power Astronomy Center
167 Rangeley Rd
Orono, ME 04469 United States
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Phone:
207-581-1341