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Full of hands-on interactive displays, the exhibit offers visitors a chance to:
Here's what visitors are saying about Cosmic Questions:
"The whole exhibit is space and the universe and a journey of discovery. We know a lot [but] we don't know a lot. The exhibit gets that across."
From 9yr. old girl: "I learned that stars are going to explode some day, I thought they lived forever but they're going to explode....The exhibit helped me know what the universe was like because I didn't know it was so big, I didn't know there were so many stars. ..it made me really think about it."
"I didn't know about dark matter or energy, it's a fascinating concept to me, I thought it was staggering."
"It means so much to me as a teacher to have meaty exhibits."
Find out more about Cosmic Questions at the 'Imiloa Center here: http://www.imiloahawaii.org/
Guest Observer Portal
The Universe Forum has created a new resource for exploring the universe. Using telescopes that you control over the Internet, you can request an image to be taken this very night and emailed to you within days.
The MicroObservatory Guest Observer Portal features an easy-to-use interface for requesting your images and a series of activities to do with your image once they arrive. Investigate the objects in the universe from the comfort of your computer screen!
the Guest Observer Portal and try out the newest activities: "Telescope
as Time Machine," "Black Hole Hunt," and "Galaxies
Galore." What will you discover about the universe?
Unlocks the Secrets of the Biggest Explosions in the Universe
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|We asked Bob Kirshner, Professor
of Astronomy at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics and co-discoverer
of the accelerating universe, what "Big Ideas" were essential
for understanding the structure and evolution of the universe.
See what he had to say.
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