Explore Mars From Home!

The citizen science website Zooniverse has a new Mars project that you can help with from home! The Planet Four project asks you to examine photos like the one above in order to identify patterns that are caused by geysers of gas erupting through the southern polar ice cap on…

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Audience with an Astronaut

Calling all teachers, parents and students! Here’s a great opportunity for you, your students and staff to attend! Register to watch Audience With an Astronaut this Wednesday, April 15, at 10am MST. There’s plenty of space available! Register here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3022853639380830734 It’s free and takes just a few seconds — all…

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The Casper Planetarium Is Open With Restrictions

In order to protect our community and our staff, please keep the following in mind. PLEASE STAY HOME IF YOU ARE SICK; DO NOT VISIT SCHOOL DISTRICT SITES OR BUILDINGS IF YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER HAS A FEVER OF 100.4 OR MORE. The Planetarium is a part of the…

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Apply to be an Astronaut!

Have you ever dreamed of being an astronaut? NASA is now accepting applications for future astronauts — the first time in more than four years that they have done so. The application window opened on Monday, March 2, and will remain open until 11:59 p.m. EDT Tuesday, March 31. With…

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Cell! Cell! Cell!

You are made of 70 trillion living cells. They work. They talk. They think. They are what make you alive. This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story…

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We Are Stars

What are we made of? Where did it all come from? From the Big Bang to life on Earth today, explore the secrets of our cosmic chemistry, and our explosive origins. Connect life on Earth to the evolution of the Universe by following the formation of hydrogen atoms to the…

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Mars One Thousand One

In the not-too-distant future, human beings will make our first trip to Mars. This remarkable full-dome show imagines what that will be like. While you’ll pick up plenty of information about Mars and space travel, this show plays like a movie. It features live actors working on specially constructed sets…

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Stocking Stuffer Bonanza!

The Casper Planetarium’s gift shop is loaded with great stocking stuffers: tops and slinkies, super balls and mini-light sabers, goos and slimes and putties, kaleidoscopes, magnetic stackers, squish balls, splat aliens … a universe of choices! Or think outside the stocking with science kits that let kids build their own…

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Casper Planetarium Shows Play Around the World

The Casper Planetarium does more than show programs created by others.   We create original programs in-house which are shown in planetariums all over the world, and much of that work is done by student interns under the direction of Planetarium Supervisor Michele Wistisen and Planetarium Technician Rod Kennedy. For the…

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