"Moons: Worlds of Mystery" captures the amazing diversity of moons and the role they play in shaping our solar system. Witness the formation of our Moon and then follow in the footsteps of astronauts. Journey to the outer planets and their many exotic moons. Watch the formation of Saturn's rings and witness the volcanoes of Jupiter's moon Io and more. Return home with new-found wonder about our dynamic solar system!
Narrated by Ed Helms. Produced by the Museum of Science, Boston, this show features a beautiful original score.
Running time: 35 minutes. Suitable for family audiences ages 5 and up.View Trailer Purchase Tickets
"Faster Than Light: The Dream of Interstellar Flight" explores explores the longstanding quest to develop spacecraft with enough power and speed to reach the stars. The film asks: What will it take to reach a newly discovered planet circling our Sun’s nearest neighbour, Proxima Centauri?
Based on real science and engineering, “Faster Than Light” takes audiences on a thrilling journey into the future, aboard laser-driven space sails, antimatter engines, and even warp drive – right out of science fiction.
Narrated by actor Sean Bean, this show is suitable for ages 5 and up.View Trailer Purchase Tickets
"The Hot and Energetic Universe" is an award-winning fulldome planetarium show that uses stunning visuals to present the achievements of modern astronomy and the most advanced observatories on Earth and in space use high-energy light to unravel the mysteries of exploding stars, neutron stars, colliding galaxies, supermassive black holes and more.
Target audience: ages 8 to adult.View Trailer Purchase Tickets
"From the Earth to the Universe" - The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience. Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. To learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes, we invite you to experience From Earth to the Universe.
Directed by the young Greek filmmaker Theofanis N. Matsopoulos, and featuring a sweeping soundtrack from Norwegian composer Johan B. Monell, viewers can revel in the splendor of the various worlds in the Solar System and the ferocity of the scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe then leaves our home to take the audience out to the colorful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out, beyond the Milky Way, to the unimaginable immensity of a myriad galaxies. Along the way, the audience will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us continue to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
Director Theofanis N. Matsopoulos described the film as “a colorful and inspiring journey… the visuals are stunning and really speak for themselves in showing just how far humanity’s ambition has taken us in terms of observing and understanding the Universe”.