Marie Drake Planetarium

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    Tuesday, January 16th

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    ‘Gravitational Waves' - Predicted by Einstein's general theory of relativity in 1916 but, not observed until 2015, gravitational waves are created by extremely dense objects - like neutron stars and black holes - orbiting in pairs. The dynamics of these objects distorts space-time, creating ripples that can be detected with sensitive instruments.

    Price: Free

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    Three American scientists received the 2017 Nobel prize in Physics for their roles in the discovery.  Followed by - ‘The Stars Tonight’ - using the Spitz projector on the 30 foot dome.


    Marie Drake Planetarium
    1415 Glacier Ave

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