Show Descriptions

Planetarium Star Theatre 

This list is the Space Centre's library of all shows; however, not all will be playing at any given time. Information includes suggested audience age. Show Schedule
Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity (Age 10+)
They're one of the most intriguing and mysterious phenomena in the universe, places where time and space are warped to the extreme, and nothingnot even lightcan escape the pull of their ferocious gravity. Black holes once defied the imagination. But now, the more scientists look for evidence of them, the more they find, and the more they learn about the role of black holes in the universe. Get whisked to a place humans can never ventureto the center of a black hole.
Surfing the Solar System (Age 8+)
See the Solar System as you’ve never seen it before – leave Earth behind to tour some of the most intriguing destinations in our Solar System and find out more about some of the latest discoveries about our neighbouring planets. You will even have a chance to see Earth from the perspective of astronauts on the International Space Station.
The Sky Tonight (Age 8+)
Find out which stars and planets will be visible in the Vancouver night sky.  
Realm Of Light (Age 10+)
With astonishing, never-seen-before full-dome images, Realm Of Light takes us on an amazing journey through space and time, telling the story of life and its evolution from the Big Bang until the modern age of man. Realm Of Light is a poetic and phenomenal adventure underscored with breathtaking music and sound effects  it is a truly unique full-dome experience for the whole family that will amaze and inspire people of all ages through its reflection on the light that lives inside everything that exists.
Stars (Age 10+)
See stars like you've never seen them before. We will take you on a visually stunning journey through the life of a star, from its birth in a stellar nursery to the majestic pulse of a neutron star. Follow the star dust.
Our Night Sky (Age 6+) (School programming)
Young children will enjoy this introduction to the wonders of the night sky.
Exploring Extremes (Age 10+) (School programming)
Learn how scientists study their environments on Earth and on other planets.
The Universe (Age 10+) (School programming)
Travel through our Solar System and beyond our Milky Way galaxy.

GroundStation Canada Theatre

This list is the Space Centre's library of all shows; however, not all will be playing at any given time. Information includes suggested audience age. Show Schedule  
Colour of Fire (Age 8+)
We'll try not to set the theatre on fire as we find out how astronomers learn about stars.  
Cosmic Glue (Age 10+)
Hold onto your seats! We'll be discussing Newton's and Einstein's perspectives on gravity and how astronomers use gravity to study the Universe.   
Day in Space (Age 6+)
What exactly do astronauts do up there? Find out what it takes to live and work in space.  

Dizzying Heights (Age 8+)
Which way is up? Find out how astronauts keep their lunch down as they float in space.  
Planet Hunters (Age 8+)
What would be the most important scientific discovery of all time? Finding life beyond Earth. Discover more about planet-hunting techniques astronomers use and their quest for finding signs of life in the Universe. 
Rocket Lab (Age 8+) 
3 . 2 . 1 . . . This time it is rocket science.  
Science of Light (Age 8+) 
Learn about the speed of light and its other unique properties.  
Space: A Dangerous Place (Age 6+)
Ever wonder what would happen if you went into space without a space suit? 

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