Explore How the Telescope Changed our Understanding of the Skies Tonight

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Explore How the Telescope Changed our Understanding of the Skies Tonight

Full-dome film “National Parks Adventure” shows Saturday.

LOS ALAMO – As breakthroughs in astronomy occurred, the “Known Universe” kept increasing in size. Join Dave North and Akkana Peck in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium this Friday, Dec. 28 to to explore how our perception of reality has grown over time, noting bumps along the road, some dead ends and some groundbreaking ideas. This talk begins at 7 p.m. and will look at the telescope in particular.

Explore the Science and Folklore Behind the Winter Solstice Tonight

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Explore the Science and Folklore Behind the Winter Solstice Tonight

Full-dome film “National Parks Adventure” shows in the planetarium on Saturday.

LOS ALAMOS, NM – Explore the science and folklore behind the Winter Solstice Friday evening in the Los Alamos Nature Center’s planetarium. Astronomer Rick Wallace will discuss the astronomy of solstices as well as folklore, festivals and activities that are dedicated to celebrating this time of year. This talk begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21.