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  • Regional Math & Science Center
    Grand Valley State University
    328 Henry Hall
    One Campus Drive
    Allendale, MI 49401
    T. 616-331-2267

    The new Hubble images will be unveiled at the Spring Science & Math Update Seminar, an event attended by over 300 area K-12 students and teachers. In addition to the unveiling, this event will feature Michael T. Francis as Galileo, "The Starry Messenger" and inventor of the first telescope. After the unveiling, the prints will be displayed at other 2005 events including a community science open house, "Super Science Saturday: Celebrating Phenomenal Physics," on Oct. 29. In December, the Hubble prints will go on permanent display in the Padnos Hall of Science, Allendale Campus, GVSU.
  • Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
    220 E. Ann Street
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104
    T. 734-995-5439

    The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum will unveil two new Hubble prints April 25. A brief ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. with a group of local school children, before the Mayor of Ann Arbor, John Hieftje, unveils the prints. An "Out of This World" space weekend is planned for April 30 and May 1 with hands-on activities exploring gravity and your weight in space, constellations, rockets and a planet walk within the Museum.
  • Delta College Planetarium and Learning Center
    100 Center Avenue
    Bay City, MI 48708
    T. 989-667-2260
  • Robert T. Longway Planetarium
    1310 E. Kearsley Street
    Flint, MI 48503
    T. 810-237-3400
  • Kalamazoo Valley Museum
    230 North Rose Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49003
    T. 269-373-7990 or 800-772-3370

    Witness a spectacular event 11 a.m. April 25 at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum, when two new mural-sized images taken by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope will be unveiled to the public. The stunning photographs of the well-known spiral galaxy M51 and an eerie-looking tower of gas in the Eagle Nebula commemorate Hubble's 15 years of viewing the heavens. The images will be unveiled by Marilyn Schlack, president of KVCC, and Mary Tyler, founding donor of the Museum's Challenger Learning Center, established in memory of her parents, Alvin and Emily Little. The celebration includes free showings of "Hubble Vision 2" in the planetarium at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m., and 1 p.m. (if necessary).