Peer deep into space through the eyes of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years in time to witness the birth of the universe. On this breathtaking excursion you'll witness the formation of galaxies and explore some of the most wondrous nebulae and astronomical structures yet discovered. As your travels continue, you'll fly deep into our own Milky Way galaxy and return home to Earth on a spectacular tour through the solar system.
An historical look at how we have envisioned the universe though the ages. We visit some of the ancient sites where our ancestors erected great structures with special astronomical significance. Finally we look at the universe through the eyes of today's science and space explorers to build up a spectacular overview of the heavens. (20 minutes)
Two Small Pieces of Glass
While attending a local star party, two students learn how the telescope has helped us understand our place in space and how telescopes continue to expand our understanding of the Universe.
Secrets of the Sun
An intimate look at the role the sun plays in the life of our Solar System.
Legends of the Night Sky: Orion
Legends of the night sky: Orion is the world's first traditionally animated full dome movie.
In Search of Our Cosmic Origins: The ALMA Planetarium Show
A popular scientific show, appealing to a wide audience. In it, you will follow our guide, Ariane, on two interwoven journeys, through the Chilean Andes and through the Universe.
IBEX Interstellar Boundary Explorer Trailer
Discover how scientists and engineers are using cutting-edge technology to explore the boundary between our solar system and the rest of our galaxy.
Dawn of the Space Age Trailer
Re-live the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights.
Black Holes: The other side of infinity
There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure
Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, take viewers on a journey of discovery.
The John C. Wells Planetarium welcomes you to reach for the stars!