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