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New Black Holes Digital Show and Exhibition
Heikoff Dome Theater to Premiere Digital GSX System
Mars and Phobos in the Theater
Installation is nearly complete on a state-of-the-art, giant dome screen digital GSX™ system from Global Immersion. The GSX™ system will augment the existing IMAX® projector in the Eugene Heikoff and Marilyn Jacobs Heikoff Dome Theater with one of the most comprehensive and powerful fulldome experiences available today. The public premiere is this Saturday! More>>

Introducing BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity 

BLACK HOLES the digital show BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity is our new daily planetarium show utilizing the digital GSX™ system. There's a place from which nothing escapes, not even light, where time and space literally come to end. BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity features Academy Award-nominated actor Liam Neeson as our narrator and guide through other-worldly wormholes to experience striking animations of the formation of the early universe, the collision of giant galaxies, the violent death of a star and a simulated flight to a super-massive black hole lurking at the center of our own Milky Way Galaxy.   More>>

Opens February 4th for an open-ended run.
See calendar for daily showtimes

Explore "Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists"; an Out-of-This-World Exhibition
BLACK HOLES new exhibition Explore what we know, don't know, and think we know about one of the world's greatest space mysteries-black holes. These regions in space, sometimes only a few kilometers across, have gravity so powerful that light cannot escape and matter drawn into them is lost forever. Einstein imagined black holes but doubted they could exist in nature - now evidence suggests they are quite common. Join a space mission on a journey to the edge of these strange phenomena to discover how new research turns science fiction into fact, challenging our notions of space and time in the process. More>>

Opens February 4th
Through April 29, 2012

"The Sky Tonight" Returns February 1st!
Live Sky Tonight
The new digital GSX™ system being installed promises to take our popular monthly live "The Sky Tonight" planetarium shows to a new level, featuring stunning full color visuals and incredibly realistic simulations of cosmic phenomena. As always, a professional astronomer leads backyard astronomers through the universe; presenting the sky in San Diego as it can be seen on the night of the show, twice nightly. Weather and operational requirement permitting, the San Diego County Astronomy Association provides free telescope viewing outdoors on the Prado in Balboa Park. More>>

February 1
7 p.m. & 8:15 p.m. 

Spinning Your Top at Family Science Saturday
Spinning tops
Join us for Family Science Saturdays in the new "Tinkering Studio" for hands-on building fun each Saturday - this month our tinkering guru will assist visitors with creating unique and fabulous spinning tops! Activities are included with admission (no extra charge) and all ages are welcome to join in the fun. More>>

ScholarShare College Savings Plan is a proud sponsor of Family Science Saturdays at the Fleet.
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Saturdays in February
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. 

Plan for the Future - Young Scientists New 'Career' Sessions!
Young Scientist It's never too soon to plan for the future! Kids can try on new "Careers" this month: channel CSI as a "Forensic Detective," explore undersea marvels as a "Marine Biologist", mix it up as a "Chemist" and build a new world as an "Engineer." Preschoolers age 3-5 and their parent explore the scientific wonders of the world through experimentation, investigation and scientific questioning. Four 4-week sessions run monthly either Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday morning. Limited to 8 students per class; includes guided exploration of the science galleries. More>>

Sessions begin February 8, 2012 - Register Today!

IMAX Vouchers Valid for Digital Show!
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Your IMAX vouchers are valid for free admission to new daily digital shows, including BLACK HOLES: The Other Side of Infinity. Use your IMAX vouchers for these presentations, or purchase tickets at a special member discount price.

One more reason that Fleet membership is a great value all year long!

Not yet a member? Click here or call the Membership Office (619) 238-1233, ext. 713.

Membership Reminder: Always arrive 20 minutes before a film starts to exchange your member IMAX Voucher at the Ticket Counter before you line up at the Theater.

11th Annual OH! Zone Interactive FUNdraiser Tickets on Sale Now!
Oh Zone 2012
OH! Zone, known for its playful and relaxed atmosphere, captures the spirit of hands-on focused interaction that has become synonymous with the Fleet Science Center, with NO boring awards ceremonies, long speeches, or formal attire. Gather your friends for an evening that spans the entire spectrum of sumptuous fare, fanciful libations, friends and fundraising at the 11th Annual OH! Zone Interactive FUNdraiser! With science ... the future is in Technicolor! You can be a Sponsor, Underwriter - or just buy tickets and join the fun - register on our OH! Zone Sponsorship page. For more information, visit our OH! zone page or call (619) 238-1233 ext. 830.

Saturday, March 10, 6 p.m. til midnight 

Special Ticket Offer for SD Opera's Moby-Dick
San Diego Opera
If you missed the January 10, 2012 presentation by Dr. Nicolas Reveles, Geisel Director of Education and Outreach for San Diego Opera, and Dr. Ann Bowles, Senior Research Biologist at the Hubbs-Sea World Institute, check out this video from the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center's Heikoff Dome Theater. Dr. Reveles and Dr. Bowles make connections between the world of marine science and San Diego Opera's production of Moby-Dick opening February 18, 2012.

Discounted Tickets!  

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"The Sky Tonight" Returns!
Exploring Ethics
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4Exhibition "Black Holes: Space Warps & Time Twists" Opens
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Fridays at the Fleet
See classic and current IMAX films every Friday night! Only $9.50 for one film and $6 for each additional film.
FEBRUARY 17 & 24
Enter to Win
Congratulations to Karen Wedge, winner of 4 tickets to the new IMAX film RESCUE.

This month, it could be YOUR turn to win! Enter to win 4 tickets to the San Diego Air & Space Museum.

   San Diego Air and Space Museum  


To enter, please complete this form by February 15, 2012.


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