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February 9, 2018 7:30pm–8:30pm

FULL DOME SHOW “NATURAL SELECTION: The Search for the Edge of the Solar System”

David M. Brown Planetarium

1426 North Quincy Street

Arlington, Virginia 22207

Join scientists who are investigating the boundary between our Solar System and the rest of our galaxy in IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System. Designed for visitors with an appreciation for the challenges of space science and a desire to learn more about science research, the show follows the creation of NASA’s Interstellar Boundary Explorer (IBEX). Audiences will get an in-depth look at the mission and how IBEX is collecting high-speed atoms to create a map of our Solar System’s boundary. Narrated by two inquisitive teenagers, audiences will hear from the scientists and engineers that developed the IBEX mission and created the spacecraft, and get the latest updates on the mission’s discoveries. Duration: 40 minutes; Target Audience: Suitable for children 6+ & adults.
Friday, February 9, 7:30pm; Doors Open: 7:00pm


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