MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Learn more online!  Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Each planet was 3d printed specifically for the installation  Explore! Facebook and Instagram @MITInfiniteSolar […]

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Observe the Moon Week

Join us for free public telescope nights during the Cambridge Science Festival to observe the moon each night, from First Quarter through Full, to see how the terminator shadows affect views of craters and mountains. Also, nightly planetarium shows about the moon, the spring skies, and NASA space exploration. Evening maker space activities available, too, […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Learn more online!  Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Each planet was 3d printed specifically for the installation  Explore! Facebook and Instagram @MITInfiniteSolar […]

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Astronomy After Hours

On clear nights, you can view stars, planets, the Moon, and other astronomical phenomena. Also, check out the inside of our Observatory and participate in astronomy-related activities run by our knowledgeable staff. Free and weather permitting. Offered 4/12 and 4/19. Meeting location: Gilliland Observatory on Museum Garage Roof under Museum of Science. For more details […]

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Observe the Moon Week

Join us for free public telescope nights during the Cambridge Science Festival to observe the moon each night, from First Quarter through Full, to see how the terminator shadows affect views of craters and mountains. Also, nightly planetarium shows about the moon, the spring skies, and NASA space exploration. Evening maker space activities available, too, […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System

Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, scaled to their actual sizes and distances. Learn more online!  Experience for yourself what it is like to be a planetary explorer as you arrive and examine each world in fine detail. Each planet was 3d printed specifically for the installation  Explore! Facebook and Instagram @MITInfiniteSolar […]

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Observe the Moon Week

Join us for free public telescope nights during the Cambridge Science Festival to observe the moon each night, from First Quarter through Full, to see how the terminator shadows affect views of craters and mountains. Also, nightly planetarium shows about the moon, the spring skies, and NASA space exploration. Evening maker space activities available, too, […]

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Astronomy Takeover: Drinking with the Stars

Curious about the cosmos? Saddle up to a local pub and ponder the universe with an expert. Presented in partnership with the Harvard Square Business Association. Cheers! Event held at participating Harvard Square bars & restaurants, Hong Kong / Astrophysics Learn about FRBs (fast radio bursts), and the evolution of star-forming galaxies. Other astro-related interests […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System Tours

In addition to the exhibit being open for self-guided tours, we will also be offering a few guided tours during Cambridge Science Festival on Wednesday 4/17 at 1pm and Thursday 4/18 at 11am and 3pm! Please sign up in advance at https://bit.ly/MITPlanetTour Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, […]

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MIT’s Infinite Solar System Tours

In addition to the exhibit being open for self-guided tours, we will also be offering a few guided tours during Cambridge Science Festival on Wednesday 4/17 at 1pm and Thursday 4/18 at 11am and 3pm! Please sign up in advance at https://bit.ly/MITPlanetTour Bring your curiosity and tour our Solar System from the Sun to Pluto, […]

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