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Tag: Fiske Planetarium
March 12, 2020
New musical tells Voyager space story through ’70s and ’80s song
The wonders of the universe—now set to disco music and 1980s rock ballads. This week, the Fiske Planetarium at CU Boulder and the touring company Matheatre...
August 3, 2017
Get ready for solar eclipse with free online course
Doug Duncan UPDATED AUG. 8: CU On the Air offers a podcast featuring Doug Duncan. Click here to listen and for information on subscribing to CU On the Air...
October 15, 2015
NASA awards CU-Boulder $1 million to make short science films for planetariums
NASA has awarded the University of Colorado Boulder’s Fiske Planetarium $1 million for the development of short, full-dome videos about space science-related...
November 5, 2014
Top teens to track potential ‘killer asteroids’ during Summer Science Program
CU-Boulder’s Sommers-Bausch Observatory has a four telescopes: a 16-inch, 18-inch, 24-inch and a heliostat, or solar telescope. (Photo courtesy CU-Boulder) CU-...
October 16, 2013
Modernized Fiske Planetarium reopens
Video images are startlingly brilliant at the newly modernized Fiske Planetarium. (Photo: Casey A. Cass/University of Colorado) Sky gazers will be better...
May 8, 2013
Fiske Planetarium flies into the digital age
In operation since 1975, the analog star projector at Fiske Planetarium is being retired. Since 1975, Fiske Planetarium has been the Johnny Appleseed of...
August 22, 2012
CU-Boulder planetarium upgrading to giant-screen theater
If you’re a planetarium junkie in the Boulder area, your experience is about to get a major upgrade. The astrophysical and planetary sciences department, home...
May 16, 2012
Stunning solar show expected at Folsom Field
Skywatchers have an uncommon opportunity to watch a solar eclipse from an unusual vantage point this weekend. The University of Colorado Boulder is hosting...