The Math and Science Department welcomes students and the community to view “Violent Universe” at the planetarium. “Violent Universe” is a documentary featuring cataclysmic explosions of giant stars, galactic collisions, comets and meteoroids, as well as galaxies and black holes. The documentary is narrated by Patrick Stewart, commonly known as Captain Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Following the 25 minute long documentary, there will be a brief tour of the night sky from Lisa Hill, Astronomy Presenter. During the tour of the night sky, Hill will be presenting major stars including Taurus, Orion, Aquarius, The Big Dipper, and the North Star among others.
The presentation of “Violent Universe” is opened to the public free of charge, as part of the Math and Science Department goal of raising awareness about the importance of science and math, on both on campus and in the community.
“The Math and Science Department work together to promote math, science, and engineering not only to students but to the community as well.” Said Kate Souza, Program Manager for the Math and Science Institute.
“Violent Universe” will be presented at the planetarium on February 11 and March 4. Although admission is free of charge, free tickets must be printed out from (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/146676)