Campus Events

The Sun's Disappearing Act

  • August 18, 2017
  • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  • 1900 East Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI, 53211, United States
  • Letters & Sciences

In celebration of the 2017 Solar Eclipse, the Planetarium is hosting a live performance about how cultures around the world have interpreted eclipses and how eclipses have been at the root of turning points in history. 

Since the days of these ancient civilizations, we have come far in our understanding of these solar events. Come learn how we understand eclipses today, and how you can watch this year’s eclipse safely and enjoyably. 

Location: UWM Physics Building, Rm 139

Tickets: $5

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