september, 2021

17sep7:30 pm8:30 pmFriday Starry Nights - Chasing The Ghost Particle

Event Details

This planetarium show starts deep in the ice at the heart of Antarctica, where the biggest and strangest detector in the world waits for mysterious messengers from the cosmos. The detector is Ice Cube! The messengers are neutrinos-ghostly particles that give us tantalizing looks into world of exploding stars and black holes.

This show tells the incredible story of how an international team of scientists and engineers transformed one billion tons of Antarctic ice into a telescope. Building Ice Cube was a titanic endeavor driven by our human passion for discovery.

You will witness stunning views of the South Pole, captivating animations of the Ice Cub detectors capturing a neutrino collision and eye-catching views of the cosmos. Chasing The Ghost Particle: From the South Pole to the Edge of the Universe will take you on a journey you will never forget!

Recommended for age 8 and above.

For your safety, we have set up the following guidelines:
– The lobby and planetarium will open 30 minutes before the show begins.
– Guests are strongly encouraged to wear masks.
– Look for the 6 feet indicators to direct traffic flow in the lobby.
– Guests will be seated by the Planetarium Specialist and should remain in their assigned seat. Families will be seated together.
– There will be 6′ indicators to direct you while in the lobby.
– The show is available with an e-ticket only – no tickets will be sold onsite.
– Cleaning procedures will take place before and after shows.

Friday Starry Nights only includes the planetarium show at this time; the Daniel Observatory will remain closed until further notice.


(Friday) 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Roper Mountain Science Center

402 Roper Mountain Rd

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