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March 2018

Explore!

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration. Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

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Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in "One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure." Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Dawn of the Space Age

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Experience the exciting beginnings of space travel, from the launch of Sputnik 1 to the Apollo landings on the moon, and from the assembly of the International Space Station to the first private space flights. Trace the initial competition of political systems for supremacy in space, and the peaceful collaboration between nations today. Join in the vivid, historically accurate reconstruction of humans first steps into the cosmos. Learn about the men and women who braved the risks of space travel.…

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Explore!

March 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration. Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

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Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in "One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure." Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Explore!

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration. Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

Find out more »

Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in "One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure." Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Ecosystem-based Fisheries Management: Catching the Greased Pig in Eastern Maine

March 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by Paul Anderson, Executive Director, Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. Anderson has 30 years of experience working with Maine’s marine resources, primarily in public service roles, at the intersection of science, policy, and community. Before joining Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries, Anderson spent 16 years as the Director of the Maine Sea Grant College Program where he oversaw commercial fisheries, aquaculture, coastal community development, ecosystem health, and coastal resiliency. He also served as the Research Network Director of the…

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March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration. Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

Find out more »

Sesame Street: One World, One Sky

March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 25, 2018

One event on June 5, 2018 at 10:00am

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Explore the night sky with your favorite friends from Sesame Street in "One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure." Follow along with Big Bird, Elmo and their friend from China, Hu Hu Zhu, as they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from earth. They explore the day and night sky, learn about the Big Dipper, the North Star, the sun and the moon.  Along the way, they learn how…

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Plagues and People: Disease Transmission and Global Drivers of Change

March 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Norman Smith Hall, Room 107, University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469 United States

A talk by Allison Gardner, Assistant Professor, Biology and Ecology, University of Maine; Sandra De Urisote-Stone, Assistant Professor, Forest Resources, University of Maine. The Mitchell Center hosts a weekly talk series covering a variety of sustainability topics. For a full schedule of these events, visit umaine.edu/mitchellcenter/seminars/.

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Explore!

March 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until March 30, 2018

Mars … For centuries it’s been an object of human fascination. Once mysterious, soon this red world may become our new home. This became possible due to daring individuals like Johannes Kepler: fascinated with the world, striving toward discovery and embracing challenges it may bring. It is our duty to continue their work … Explore, Dream Discover.  Take an adventurous journey with humankind: from ancient Mesopotamia to modern space exploration. Experience the fascinating history of astronomy, geocentric and heliocentric models,…

Find out more »
April 2018

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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Annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy 

April 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Buchanan Alumni House, 160 College Ave.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The annual Libby Lecture in Natural Resource Policy will be presented by Noelle Eckley Selin, on Tuesday, April 10, at 4 p.m. at Buchanan Alumni House. Dr. Selin’s talk will focus on her work as an associate professor in the Institute for Data, Systems and Society and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Her research uses atmospheric chemistry modeling and interdisciplinary methods to inform decision-making on air pollution, climate change and hazardous substances such…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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Mayan Archaeoastronomy: Observers of the Universe

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 27, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

The night is an eye, both dark and bright.  It forces us to look up and ask ourselves questions about our place in the cosmos, our origins, and what is beyond the horizon.  Using spectacular visuals and stunning sound, audiences tour six ancient Mayan temples: San Gervasio, Chichen Itzá, Uxmal, Edzna, Palenque and Bonampak. Along the way they dive into Mayan knowledge of the sky exploring the movement of the sun, the moon and Venus. Find Balam the Jaguar constellation…

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Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 29, 2018

Emera Astronomy Center, 167 Rangeley Rd.
Orono, ME 04469 United States

Join two children on a magical journey through the solar system, aided by a talking astronomy book, a cardboard rocket, and a vivid imagination. During this imaginative show, audiences will land on Venus, fly through the rings of Saturn, and discover the secrets of the solar system. Tickets for planetarium programs are $6 for Adults, $5 for UMaine Students/Veterans/Senior Citizens, and $4 for children under 12. Click here to view our calendar. Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at…

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