Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Posted June 21, 2013, at 11:48 a.m.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 11 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Location: UMaine Maynard F. Jordan Planetarium, 5781 Wingate Hall, 120 Munson Road, Orono, Maine

For more information: Alan Davenport; 2075811341;

From a starlit backyard to Italy and the invention of the telescope 400 years ago, follow the story of two students who join a local star party and discover how telescopes work, and what wonders they reveal. Learn about discoveries by the greats as Galileo, Huygens, Newton, and Hubble, and virtually enter the largest observatories in the world to see how modern astronomers use these instruments in exploring the mysteries of the universe. (Ages 9 – Adult)

Wednesday, July 17