New Hayden Planetarium Space Show Dark Universe Premieres November 2
Dark Universe opens to the public on Saturday, November 2, 2013 at the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 81st Street.
WHAT: Dark Universe will celebrate the scientific breakthroughs that have paved the way for our increased understanding of the universe, revealing that it is dominated by two mysterious phenomena: dark matter and dark energy. To bring this story to the Hayden Planetarium dome, the Space Show uses stunning visualizations based on authentic data from NASA and European Space Agency missions, ground-based telescopes, supercomputer simulations, and research conducted at institutions around the globe, including the Museum.
In Dark Universe, viewers will see the night sky at the historic Mount Wilson Observatory, soar across the Milky Way Galaxy, and parachute through Jupiter's atmosphere.
Dark Universe was created by the American Museum of Natural History, the Frederick Phineas and Sandra Priest Rose Center for Earth and Space, and the Hayden Planetarium.
ADMISSION: Admission to the Space Show and the Museum is $27 for adults, $16 for children, and $22 for seniors and students. For tickets, the public should call 212-769-5200 or visit www.amnh.org.