Screening of "The City Dark"

Wed, 17 Apr 2013 7:30 PM - Mon, 22 Apr 2013 9:30 PM

April 17-20 and 22

7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and Monday, John C. Wells Planetarium, Miller Hall: "The City Dark" chronicles the disappearance of darkness. When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves to New York City and discovers skies devoid of stars, a simple question – What do we lose when we lose the night? – spawns a journey to America's brightest and darkest corners. Astronomers, cancer researchers, ecologists and philosophers provide glimpses of what is lost in the glare of city lights. Additional showing at 2 p.m. April 21. Part of Earth and Space Awareness Month, presented by the John C. Wells Planetarium. Free.


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