2018 TASM Planetarium Shows
Black Holes, The Other Side of Infinity
Audiences will be dazzled with striking, immersive animations of the formation of the early universe, star birth and death, the collision of giant galaxies, and a similated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Gallaxy. This production is narrated by actor Liam Neeson.
Dream to Fly
Dream to Fly is a poetic story about the history of aviation. Experience the adventure and find out how this immense and challenging dream, for which mankind has strived since the beginning of history, came true.
Earth, Moon and Sun
Explore the relationship between the Earth, Moon and Sun with the help of the coyote, an amusing character. Adapted from Native American stories oral traditions who has many misconceptions about our home planet and its most familiar neighbors. Native American stories are used throughout the show to help distinguish betweenh myths and science.
Faster than Light, The Dream of Interstellar Flight
This show will dazzle audiences with virtual rides aborad spacecraft of the future. They are based on whole new technologies designed to achieve ultra-high speeds using exotic rocket fuels anhd breakthrough concepts in physics.
Every star has a story. Some are as old as time, faint and almost forgotten. Others burn bright and end their lives in powerful explosions. New stars are created every day, born of vast clouds of gas and dust. Through every phase of their existence, stars release the energy that powers the Universe. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience both the awesome beauty and destructive power of “STARS”. This dramatic program features the voice talent of Mark Hamill and stunning 3D animation by NSC creative at the National Space Centre in Leicester, UK. The Nashville Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert-George Schram, resident conductor, performed part of the original "STARS" soundtrack. Educational content includes stellar evolution, space exploration, the electromagnetic spectrum, and the history of astronomy. This 26 minute presentation is suitable for all ages.