Black Holes

Family and Grades 7 and up.

The attraction of Black Holes is more than just gravitational. These mysterious graveyards of dead stars have fascinated generations. This OmniDome video will fill the dome to take you to and through the event horizons of black holes.

Black Holes explores the history, physics, and mystery of black holes. Narrated by actor John de Lancie (“Q” in the Star Trek TV series), this space adventure features rich, expansive panoramas and incorporates several of the latest scientific theories about how black holes are formed and where they are hiding now.

Witness the bending of light, the skewing of perception, and the dizzying descent into a black hole. This show incorporates some of the most visually stunning three-dimensional effects ever created for the OmniDome planetarium system.

Maine Learning Results:
Grades 6-8: D4.c; D4.e

Next Generation Science Standards
MS. PS-IF: PS2. B

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Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, Orono, ME 04469-5781
Phone: (207) 581-1341