WVU Planetarium Show: The Dark Matter Mystery

February 14, 2020 at Various Times


The WVU Planetarium hosts FREE planetarium shows for the public every other Friday. The next shows are February 14 at 7 PM and 8 PM, followed by telescope viewing, weather permitting. Visit planetarium.wvu.edu and follow on Facebook to learn more!

What keeps Galaxies together? What are the building blocks of the Universe? What makes the Universe look the way it looks today? Researchers all around the world try to answer these questions. We know today that approximately a quarter of the Universe is filled with a mysterious glue: Dark Matter. We know that it is out there. But we have no idea what it is made out of.This planetarium show takes you on the biggest quest of contemporary astrophysics. You will see why we know that Dark Matter exists, and how this search is one of the most challenging and exciting searches science has to offer. Join the scientists on their hunt for Dark Matter with experiments in space and deep underground. Will they be able to solve the Dark Matter Mystery?

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WVU Planetarium
135 Willey St, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA

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