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Lamps of Atlantis View the Trailer HERE!
The Lamps of Atlantis

Our search for the lost continent of Atlantis takes us on a journey through the astronomical knowledge and understanding of the ancient Greeks.  How did the constellations get their names?  What different patterns did ancient cultures see in the sky?  Was Atlantis a real place?  Did it really sink into the sea?  We will uncover clues to help us solve this age-old mystery. Narrated by Terry O’Quinn

The Zula Patrol: Under the Weather View the Trailer HERE!

Zula Patrol: Under the Weather

The stalwart heroes of the Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo’s research — using their loyal pet Gorga’s ability to collect and bottle all kinds of weather. But when the Zula gang inadvertently hurts Gorga’s feelings, he decides to leave Zula and find another planet to live on. Interplanetary villain Dark Truder then tricks Gorga into stealing the weather from other planets – part of his latest nefarious scheme to rule the Universe. The ZPers find out and go after him – in the process learning all about weather, both terrestrial and interplanetary.

Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef View the Trailer HERE!
Kaluoka'hina: The Enchanted Reef

The vastness of our planet's oceans guards unimaginable secrets. One of its most precious is "Kaluoka'hina", the enchanted reef whose magic protects it against humans finding it. Kaluoka'hina's colorful inhabitants have thus always lived in peace... until the volcano erupts, and the spell is broken. Now it's up to the young sawfish Jake and his paranoid pal Shorty to restore the magic of Kaluoka'hina. Their only lead: the ancient legend that tells of touching the moon.

But how is a fish supposed to touch the moon? This is just one of the intriguing puzzles that Jake and Shorty have to solve on their most exciting adventure ever: the quest to save their beloved reef.

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket View the Trailer HERE!
Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

One of the most popular space journeys for children and their families has been “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket.” Thanks to new tools and talent at the Clark Planetarium, you’ll see and feel the highest levels of detail and animation of any planetarium in the world. In the most dynamic fashion possible, the young star travelers are back to show you what could only be dreamed of before. From the boiling surface of the sun… to the icy rings of Saturn… children of all ages will be mesmerized by the incredible scenery in motion that only the Clark Planetarium can offer. Discover the wonder of discovery in, “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket.”

Ice Worlds View the Trailer HERE!

Ice Worlds

This breathtaking show takes audiences on an exploration of the delicate balance between ice, water and the existence of life that has been a topic of exploration and discovery in science for generations. In travels to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of our planet, we’ll examine the ecosystems that live and thrive there and see how their survival is connected with our own. Beyond Earth, we’ll see how the existence of ice shapes the landscape and the natural systems on other planets and moons in our solar system. The full-dome show is narrated by two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Actress, Emily Watson. 25 minutes.

Spacepark 360 View the Trailer HERE!
Spacepark 360

Thrilling Rides, Exotic Destinations, One Immersive Experience
You’re in for a wild and immersive experience as you travel to exotic vistas throughout our solar system and enjoy 9 thrilling amusement park rides, including roller coasters, pendulums, inverters and more.

Quicksilver on Mercury
Twin Tornadoes on Venus
The Tumbler on Earth
AresXpress on Mars
Vertigo on Jupiter

CH4 on Titan
Delirious in the Rings of Uranus
Black Hole Coaster on Triton
Diablo on Io

Africa: The Serengeti View the Trailer HERE!
Africa: The Serengeti

The Serengeti is a huge area of grassland in Tanzania, Africa. Once a year, in the time of drought, about two million herd animals like antelopes travel north to feed and mate before moving south again, when plants there begin to blossom.

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon View the Trailer HERE!
Dark Side of the Moon

Experience the popular Pink Floyd album like you’ve never seen it before. If you liked our laser show, you’ll love this full dome animation.

Speak to Me
Breathe
On the Run
Time
The Great Gig in the Sky

Money
Us and Them
Any Color You Like
Brain Damage
Eclipse

Mystery of the Christmas Star
Mystery of the Christmas Star

Journey back 2000 years to Bethlehem as we seek to discover a scientific explanation for the Star the wise men followed to find the baby Jesus. We’ll investigate possible dates for the birth of Christ and look at recorded sightings of significant astronomical events during this timeframe. We’ll see which of these signs in the sky could have been remarkable enough to cause the wise men to travel across the desert from Babylon to Bethlehem just to see a newborn King. This modern retelling of the Christmas story is sure to charm and captivate audiences of all ages.

Secrets of the Sun
Secrets of the Sun

An intimate look at the role the sun plays in the life of our solar system. From the nuclear forces churning at the heart of the sun to the mass ejections of solar material in to surrounding space, we will experience the power of the sun and its impact on the planets and ultimately life on Earth. We will trace the life cycle of the sun itself, going back to its beginnings and moving forward in time to its eventual death.

The Future is Wild
The Future is Wild

Based on a wildly successful international television series that has been broadcast in over 60 countries around the world, The Future is Wild gives audiences a glimpse at what might be the future of the animal kingdom on planet Earth. An international team of researchers has been looking into how animals and plants will change and evolve over the next 5 to 200 million years. And a team of over 100 animators and scholars has transformed their ideas into creatures that fly, walk and swim on the earth of the future. This 20-minute immersive show lets your audience experience a future fantastic, based upon real science.

Stars of the Pharaohs
Stars of the Pharaohs

Travel to ancient Egypt to see how science was used to tell time, make a workable calendar, and align huge buildings. You'll learn about the connection the ancient Egyptians felt with the stars and various astronomical phenomena. And thanks to the time Digital Theater's production team spent on location in Egypt taking photographs and measurements, you'll see some of the most spectacular temples and tombs of the ancient world recreated in their original splendor.

New Horizons
New Horizons

From breathtaking landscapes to violent volcanic eruptions to the sheer beauty of Saturn's rings, New Horizons immerses audiences in an unforgettable all-dome-video experience. Explore the planets and moons of the solar system in a majestic journey through our celestial neighborhood. For the first time, audiences will travel down to the surface of all the planets, and experience what life would be like from those brave new worlds. Our journey begins as we follow a comet as it travels through interplanetary space. On each of our exotic ports of call, real data and images from modern space probes is transformed into stunning 360° photo-realistic 3D animation.

Wonders of the Universe
Wonders of the Universe

Peer deep into space through the eyes of the orbiting Hubble Space Telescope and travel back billions of years in time to witness the birth of the universe. On this breathtaking excursion you'll witness the formation of galaxies and explore some of the most wondrous nebulae and astronomical structures yet discovered. As your travels continue, you'll fly deep into our own Milky Way galaxy and return home to Earth on a spectacular tour through the solar system.

Microcosm - The Adventure Within
Microcosm: The Adventure Within

At the Center of Miniaturized Medicine in the year 2053, you'll shrink down to the size of a microbe and get injected into a patient who is suffering an infection from a mysterious virus. Produced in cooperation with the University of Utah Medical School, this high-speed immersive adventure is not only exciting, but educational as well. Traveling from the base of the eye to the interior of the heart, you'll explore exotic ports of call in CMM Probe Alpha with its robotic outboard scout vehicle. As you piece together the clues the virus has left behind, you'll race against time to save the patient on your roller-coaster ride through the body. Laser battles, genetic weapons, and lots of surprises along the way, make this a show audiences will want to experience again and again.

Universe
Universe

An historical look at how we have envisioned the universe though the ages. We visit some of the ancient sites where our ancestors erected great structures with special astronomical significance. Finally we look at the Universe through the eyes of today's science and space explorers to build up a spectacular overview of the heavens.

Cosmic Safari
Cosmic Safari

The search for life in the universe begins as we travel to yet undiscovered planets in the far reaches of space. In differing environmental conditions, you'll discover what living creatures might look like on worlds very different from our own. From the giant insect-like life forms on low-gravity planets, to the highly muscular star-shaped creatures on high-gravity worlds, Cosmic Safari transforms scientific theory into exotic worlds filled with fantastic creatures never before imagined.

Force 5
Force 5

Experience nature's fury as you witness moments when all of nature's powerful forces are unleashed. You'll get thrown into the heart of the sea to ride out a massive hurricane, get swept up into the massive funnel cloud of a violent tornado, and get launched into orbit around the sun as a gigantic solar flare erupts from its surface. You'll learn how these phenomena develop over time and how they can transform themselves into cataclysmic events when the forces of nature converge.

Seven Wonders
Seven Wonders

Turn back the pages of time and witness the ancient wonders of the world as they have not been seen for thousands of years. Travel to Egypt to visit the Lighthouse of Alexandria and the Great Pyramids, to Persia to see the original Mausoleum, to Babylon to explore the fabled Hanging Gardens, to Greece to tour the Temples of Zeus and Artemis, and to Rhodes to stand in the shadow of the towering Colossus. We will investigate the theories of how these wonders were created and get a glimpse of some of the universe’s greatest wonders. Narrated by Sean Bean, Boromir from the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

Cybersphere Warning

Persons who have photosensitive epilepsy or are subject to seizures due to flashing lights at certain light intensities and frequencies are cautioned that the planetarium does produce flashing, flickering and varying brightness level lighting effects between the frequencies of 5 to 30 flashes per second (hertz). These effects are produced by strobe, laser and various colored lights.

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