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The Astronomer's Dream Science Talk

  • CA Inst. of Technology Beckman Auditorium 1200 East California Boulevard Pasadena, CA, 91125 United States (map)

The Astronomer's Dream

Series:School-Day Programs: Reel Science Series

What would 17th Century astronomer Johannes Kepler have seen if he had had today's advanced technology? The Astronomer's Dream is a 3D journey through a computer graphic visualization of space, based on data obtained by NASA satellites.

Instead of the regular $10-per-ticket price, they are offering $5 per person to this school show at Caltech on Friday, Dec. 2.  It’s like a black Friday sale for science show tickets!  Please contact Mary Helen Herrera directly at 626.395 6059 or by email: to order your discounted tickets over the phone.

Sony HD Programs © Sony PCL Inc.

Rahul Patel, a postdoctoral scholar in theoretical astrophysics at Caltech, will introduce the film and guide the post-screening discussion.

Recommended for grades 3-12.

To make a reservation or learn about more field trip opportunities, please call Mary Herrera at (626) 395-6059 or email

Earlier Event: November 19
The Young Women's Leadership Summit
Later Event: December 8
The Nutcracker (Thousand Oaks)