Want to visit another planet? Let’s learn what it will take at this planetarium presentation, Faster than Light!
The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon, is as old as humanity. Today, a whole new horizon beckons. Scientists now believe that our galaxy is filled with solar systems, including up to 9 billion Sun‐like stars with planets similar to Earth.
Astronomers are racing to find habitable worlds, including any that might exist in the neighborhood of our Sun. But if we find one, how will we ever get there? How long will it take? What rocket designs might one day conquer the voids of space? How far can our technology take us? Let find out!
After the show we’ll meet for pizza at Filippo’s, 253 High St E in Glassboro, and share our thoughts about the presentation. We’ll compile a list of our statements and send the feedback to the Planetarium Director.
Getting to the planetarium requires a
5-minute walk from parking lot A-1. See the two maps below.
To help you find me in the parking lot, I’ll wait in my car in the A-1 lot between 2:30 and 2:45 PM and float a yellow balloon from it. I’ll also bring the balloon inside with me to the planetarium foyer/lounge.
You’ll have to get your tickets earlier.
Tickets for Faster than Light! can be purchased online or at the door 30 minutes before the start of the show.
Rowan’s address is 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ 08028, but to get close to the parking lot, I suggest using this address in Google maps: Mullica Hill Road and Girard Road North, Glassboro, NJ. (See the first map below.)