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Biology night at UAA Planetarium: 'Nanocam: a trip into biodiversity'

Part of Biology Night at the planetarium.

The planetarium show that shrinks you down to the size of an insect and flies you through the eye of a needle, "Nanocam: a trip into biodiversity" is a microscopic joyride into the five kingdoms of life. Using the latest 3-D animation technology and based on real electron microscope imagery, this show offers a unique, motivating, didactic and funny approach to biology that has never been seen before.

Join Hugo and Marcos as they rush to finish an assignment before heading off to the big game. But when they find the Nanocam microscope simulator online, their tedious task turns into a fascinating voyage of discovery into worlds they'd never dreamed of before.

"Nanocam" is one hour in length, featuring a 28-minute show followed by a presentation on the biological uses of electron microscopes. Ticket reservations are available online only at Remaining tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the door on the day of the show. The planetariu...

Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:30pm – 7:30pm Alaska Time
UAA Planetarium ConocoPhillips Integrated Science Building, Room 220 (3101 Science Circle, Anchorage, AK 99508) (map)