New Show Debuts at TAMIU LBV Planetarium

New Show Debuts
at TAMIU LBV Planetarium

Take an inspirational journey through time and celebrate life on earth with “Origins of Life,” a new feature scheduled for its Laredo premiere at the Texas A&M International University Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium Friday, Sept. 7 at 6 p.m. with an encore show at 7 p.m.

General admission for this premium show is $6 and $5 for children, senior citizens, TAMIU students, alumni and employees.

“Origins of Life” explores some of the most profound questions of life science: the origins of life and the human search for life beyond earth. It starts with the Big Bang and continues with prebiotic chemistry in the universe, formation of stars, formation of solar systems and first life on earth.

“Origins of Life” also covers the great extinctions, the search for primitive life beyond earth and many recent discoveries related to life science.

The show is also scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 8 at 6 and 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 14 at 6 and 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 21 at 6 and 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m., Friday, Sept. 28 at 6 and 7 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m.

The next show scheduled to make its Laredo debut is Pink Floyd’s “The Wall.”

For more information and show times, please visit www.tamiu.edu/coas/planetarium, call 326.2444 or e-mail planetarium@tamiu.edu

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