Back in 1977, Scott Edelman had big plans for Captain Marvel's career as a scientist. Apparently the hero was going to become assistant director of New York's famed Hayden Planetarium, which is currently under the directorship of real-life science hero Neil deGrasse Tyson. For some reason, however, by the time the…
The Known Universe is a new video from NYC's Hayden Planetarium. It slowly zooms out from the mountains of Tibet to the realms of the observable universe and beyond. Man, we are fucking nothing. [Kottke]
See, ABC's forthcoming Impact miniseries, in which a meteor shower sends the moon careening toward the earth, isn't all junk science. A new planetarium show demonstrates that such celestial collisions can be common, devastating — and strangely beautiful.