Education Manager, Vanessa Rancour, reports on her recent visit to Otago for the Australasian Planetarium Society (APS) conference. We admit a planetarium conference may not sound that exciting to...Read More
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This year was a big one in the world of astronomy and space science. Following the detection of gravitational waves from merging black holes two years ago, the merging of...Read More
The Stardome-sponsored ‘Spaced Out’ show has been running on bFM for more than six years. This 10-minute radio segment features astronomy educator David Britten discussing current events and...Read More
Christmas can be a stressful time of year, not only for individuals and families, but also for the charitable organisations that support those in need. For the fourth year, Stardome has connected...Read More
Stardome Observatory and Planetarium is pleased to announce that a new trustee has joined the Auckland Observatory and Planetarium Trust board.
James Hawes has been appointed to the Stardome...Read More
From the invention of the wheel to splitting an atom; from modern medicine to stepping foot on the Moon, humankind has indeed accomplished some incredible feats. One achievement that sits near the...Read More
Sitting on Auckland's doorstep, beautiful Great Barrier Island recently became a designated International Dark Sky Sanctuary. The island is only one of three sanctuaries in the world, which meant...Read More
In 1998 Google was launched, and pub quizzes were changed forever. Showing that humans are naturally curious, Google processes a whopping 40,000 queries every second. While Google is the ultimate...Read More
In the California Academy of Sciences’ latest original planetarium show, Incoming!, audiences will discover how asteroids and comets have collided with our planet throughout history, changing...Read More