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Wednesday, April 24th, 2013

Wednesday, April 24th
All Day

‘Curiosity: Drilling into Mars’ Past’ at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium

  • Location: Hardin Planetarium
  • Time: All Day

The show uses the planetarium’s new digital technology to move through the solar system and look at new evidence from the Mars Science Laboratory rover (“Curiosity”) that, in the distance past, Mars had a habitat conducive to life. Combining full dome videos, the simulation potential of the new digital projector, amazing images shot right on Mars and stirring music, the 45-minute show is suitable for all ages.

Show times are 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through May 12. Admission is free. Note that the show will begin on time, with no late entrance permitted. The Hardin Planetarium is located at the corner of College Heights Boulevard and State Street.

Show times and dates are:

  • Tuesday, March 26, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 28, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, March 31, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 2, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 4, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 7, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 9, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 14, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 16, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 21, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 25, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 28, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 5, 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, May 12, 2 p.m.

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

7:00pm - 9:00pm

SWITCH

  • Location: MMTH Auditorium
  • Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

SWITCH

 

Discover

the

Future

of

Energy

 

Western

 

Kentucky

 

University,

 

MMTH

 

Auditorium

 

Wednesday,

 

April

 

24

 

at

 

7:00pm

 

Is

fracking

polluting

our

water?

How

dangerous

is

nuclear?

Will

we

run

out

of

oil?

Can

we

clean

up

coal?

Will

renewables

power

our

future?

Get

the

straight

answers

to

today’s

most

important

energy

questions

in

 

Switch

,

the

acclaimed

new

documentary

and

web

video

series.

In

 

Switch

,

energy

visionary

Dr.

Scott

Tinker

travels

the

world,

exploring

leading

energy

sites

from

coal

to

solar,

oil

to

biofuels,

most

of

them

highly

restricted

and

never

before

seen

on

film.

He

seeks

the

truth

from

the

international

leaders

of

government,

industry

and

academia.

In

the

end,

he

cuts

through

the

confusion

to

discover

a

path

to

our

energy

future

as

surprising

as

it

is

practical.

 

Switch

 

will

screen

at

250

universities

across

the

country

as

part

of

the

 

GSA

 

Switch

 

Energy

 

Awareness

 

&

 

Efficiency

 

Program,

 

which

also

includes

a

campus

ambassador

program

and

efficiency

drive.

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