Wanek School of Natural Sciences
Culp Planetarium

Two Small Pieces of Glass


Two Small Pieces of Glass – The Amazing Telescope fulldome show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party.

Along the way, the students learn the history of the telescope from Galileo’s modifications to a child’s spyglass — using two small pieces of glass — to the launch of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and the future of astronomy.

Aiming to engage and appeal to audiences of all ages, the show explores the wonder and discovery made by astronomers throughout the last 400 years.

A fulldome show for planetariums and digital dome theaters.


23 minutes

Suitable for:

General Audiences

Target Audience:

Grades 9-12, Adults

Plot Keywords:

stars, astronomers, telescopes, solar system, space-based telescopes

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