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The ALMA observatory. Credit: ESO.

From Earth to the Universe

The night sky, both beautiful and mysterious, has been the subject of campfire stories, ancient myths and awe for as long as there have been people. A desire to comprehend the Universe may well be humanity’s oldest shared intellectual experience.

Yet only recently have we truly begun to grasp our place in the vast cosmos. Learn about this journey of celestial discovery, from the theories of the ancient Greek astronomers to today’s grandest telescopes.

This is a show if you are curious about...

  • How astronomers observed the night sky throughout history.
  • How astronomers started using telescopes and discovered how Earth is not at the center of the cosmos.
  • How we study the universe today.
  • What happens when a star is out of fuel in its center.
  • The planets in our own Solar System and how study them.
  • Nebulae and stellar clusters in our Galaxy.
  • Our galaxy, the Milky Way, and how it compares to other galaxies in our Universe.
  • How galaxies evolve and collide with one another.
     

This show is suitable for:

  • Teens and adults 
     

Through collaboration with planetariums around the world we are able to offer this show in English, German,  Japanese, Russian, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Telugu, Czech, Greek, French, Romanian, Spanish (Castilian), Bulgarian, Hungarian, Chinese, Flemish, Slovak, Polish, Croatian, Malayalam, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Turkish, Afrikaans and of course; Swedish. Please contact Vattenhallen to request a show in your preferred language. 

From Earth to the Universe. YouTube video.


The Planetarium is a collaboration between The Faculty of Science, Lund Observatory, the Department of Physics and the Faculty of Engineering LTH.

Page Manager: Vattenhallen Science Center | 2021-08-17