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When the Universe was Young April 22-May 22 at planetarium

When the Universe was Young April 22-May 22 at planetarium

When the Universe was Young opens April 22 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

"When the Universe was Young" will be presented April 22-May 22 at WKU's Hardin Planetarium.

“When the Universe was Young” will be presented April 22-May 22 at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium.

Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday and 2 p.m. Sunday through May 22.

About the show: We are the first generation of humans to know what our universe was like at the very beginning. Less than 100 years ago people thought that our galaxy was all there was and that it had never, ever changed. We have since come to realize, whether we like it or not, that our galaxy is just one of at least hundreds of billions of galaxies in a universe that has been changing constantly since it began almost 14 billion years ago. Join us to explore how we understand what it was like when the universe was young.

The 60-minute show is free suitable for all ages. Note: The show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted.

Show times and dates are as follows:

  • Tuesday          April 22          7 p.m.
  • Thursday        April 24          7 p.m.
  • Sunday            April 27         2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          April 29         7 p.m.
  • Thursday        May 1            7 p.m.
  • Sunday            May 4           2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          May 6            7 p.m.
  • Thursday        May 8            7 p.m.
  • Sunday            May 11         2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          May 13           7 p.m.
  • Thursday        May 15           7 p.m.
  • Sunday            May 18           2 p.m.
  • Tuesday          May 20           7 p.m.
  • Thursday        May 22           7 p.m.

Contact: Ronn Kistler, (270) 745-4044.

 Last Modified 7/23/13