James E. Rothman

Nobel Laureate James E. Rothman to speak on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.

Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center      USM Portland, Campus

"Patience and Urgency: a Life in Science."  


Monday, April 27

1:00 p.m. Eight Planets and Counting

7:00 p.m. Southworth Planetarium Science Lecture Series 2015:  Nobel Laureate Dr. James E. Rotham   "Patience and Urgency: a Life in Science."

Tuesday, April 28


Wednesday, April 29

1:00 p.m. Dinosaurs at Dusk!

April 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule

May 2015 Planetarium Show Schedule


News & Events

Dinosaurs at Dusk, a whirlwind time travel adventure back to the epoch of the dinosaurs, starts this September at USM’s Southworth Planetarium!
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An asteroid explodes over the Ural Mountains Friday, injuring more than 900
April 27, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 27, 2015
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Hannaford Hall, Abromson Center, Portland campus
April 28, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
April 29, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

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April 2015 Night Sky Calendar

Star party

April 2015 Night Sky Calendar

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