Challenges for Low-Cost Space Exploration

Challenges for Low-Cost Space Exploration Learn how structural materials have evolved for rapidly expanding humans’ exploration of space. Dr. Rani El Hajjar will describe current industrial efforts and how the ability of humans becoming a multiplanetary species hinges on the … Continue Reading »

Unblinded By the Light

Unblinded By the Light Join Janis Eells as she describes how space research opened our eyes on Earth. From growing plants in space to treating eye disease on earth, learn about NASA’s role in the development and application of light-emitting … Continue Reading »

Moon Rocks!

Geologist Dr. Lindsay McHenry will describe how scientists use Moon rocks to study the history of the solar system. This event is part of the UWM Planetarium’s 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing event series. &nbs… Continue Reading »

Lunar Eclipse

Witness a Total Lunar Eclipse on the evening of Sunday, January 20, 2019, at the UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium. Telescopes and binoculars will be available in the Physics building courtyard for visitors to view this incredible phenomenon of the moon … Continue Reading »