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Concerts Under the Stars return to Grand Rapids Public Museum's planetarium

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 12-18-2018 under NONPROFITS

Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Public Museum excitedly announces that "Concerts Under the Stars" are returning for 2019!    Concert-goers will enjoy a fully immersive experience of audio and visuals in the museum...

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Black holes, gravity waves expert to give free presentation in Grand Rapids

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 10-02-2018 under NONPROFITS

Presenting The Densest Matter in the Universe, Dr. Edward Brown will explain how recent discoveries in neutron stars and black holes have ushered in a new era of multi-messenger astronomy involving light, neutrinos and gravity waves....

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New show 'Space School' coming to public museum's planetarium

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 05-15-2018 under NONPROFITS

A new show is coming to the Grand Rapids Public Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium beginning Saturday, June 16, 2018. The show, Space School, features astronauts training underwater for working in space. The show will begin in conjunction with...

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"Be the Astronaut" opens at Grand Rapids Public Museum this June

by (Grand Rapids Pu...)

Submitted 03-27-2018 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is bringing a special summer exhibit to Grand Rapids! Be the Astronaut will open on June 16, teaching the concepts, challenges and excitement of spaceflight! Visitors get to become astronauts as they take command of...

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Auburn Hills: Creating new spaces

by (kylenlim)

Submitted 02-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Not many people in Grand Rapids know the story of Auburn Hills: the story of how four African American families envisioned a neighborhood where any person, regardless of their race, could live. This is a story of triumph- where in the face of fear...

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Spring moon and Saturn attract 500 gazers around GR

by (George)

Submitted 04-20-2010 under NEWS

An estimated 500+ space-enthusiasts took in clear viewings of both the waxing crescent moon and Saturn at last night’s Spring Moon Gaze. The event, sponsored by the Grand Rapids Amateur Astronomical Association (GRAAA), was held in a dozen parking...

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Leading SETI astronomer lectures on the probability of intelligent alien life

by (George)

Submitted 03-16-2010 under NEWS

Do aliens exist? And if so, when will we meet them? These questions were on the mind of more than 200 science fans sitting (and standing) last night in Grand Valley State University's downtown Loosemore Auditorium (401 W. Fulton) as they listened to...

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