august, 2018

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04aug12:00 pm2:00 pmEvent OverSummer Planetarium Shows


Event Details

Every first Saturday of the month over the summer come out to A Time for Science in Grifton for an afternoon Planetarium Show. Each show will include a fulldome short film and a live night sky tour.

Event Location: 949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, NC 28530

Show Times:

12:00pm: Hot and Energetic Universe (Click to see the trailer)

“The Hot and Energetic Universe” presents the achievements of the modern astronomy and introduces you to the natural phenomena related to High Energy Astrophysics. Expanding our understanding of the high energy and violent universe provides important information about our own galaxy, neutron stars, supernova remnants and black holes.

1:00pm: Seeing (Click to see the trailer)

Join Neil deGrasse Tyson in a journey exploring the life of a photon. Start from its creation in the belly of a star, travel across the galaxy and go all the way into the eye of a young stargazing girl. You will learn the structures of the eye and its functions, while taking a ride on the optic nerve. Discover how the eye works, how technology has enabled us to restore vision and prevent a variety of diseases that affect sight in the show “Seeing”.


(Saturday) 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


ATFS Grifton Nature and Science Center

949 Contentnea Lane, Grifton, NC 28530

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