The Herrett Center for Arts & Science

Coming Soon to the Faulkner Planetarium

"Dinosaurs at Dusk"

Take a fantasy trip back to the Mesozoic era to share the skies with pterosaurs and other flying reptiles, and explore the origins of flight, as well as what brought the dinosaurs' long reign to a cataclysmic end.  (From Mirage3D.)

Opening December 26th

"We Are Stars"

A whirlwind exploration of our cosmic origins, both whimsical and profound, narrated by Andy Serkis ("Gollum" from "Lord of the Rings").

Coming in Spring, 2018

"Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter"

Hints of its effects on the matter we can see have been around for a century, yet the true nature of dark matter continues to elude us.  Journey from mountaintop observatories to subterranean atom smashers and particle detectors with scientists hot on the trail of the invisible stuff that shapes galaxies.  Narrated by award-winning actress Tilda Swinton.

Coming in 2018