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Black Holes

Date: Time: 12:00 pm–12:45 pm
Morrill Hall Room: Mueller Planetarium
Additional Info: MORR
Contact: Zach, (402) 472-2641,
The immensity and power of black holes inspire wonder and curiosity. As we consider these stellar enigmas, the very nature of space time is warped as we approach. The mass of a large star has collapsed and compressed into an area so small that space and time have no meaning within its bounds.

Our journey visits super-massive black holes of unfathomable size at the central point of galaxies. These hidden monsters constrain their entire galaxies around them in a kaleidoscopic gravitational dance. Voyage through the galaxies in search of the answers to explain these riddles of nature!

Narrated by John de Lancie.

Recommend for ages 8+, grades 4-12.
Running Time: 50 minutes

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