Bad Astronomy      

Were the Apollo visits to the Moon actually a hoax? Have aliens landed on Earth? Can you tell your future by the stars? Prepare to debunk and tackle pseduoscience head-on with the planetarium show Bad Astronomy: Myths and Misconceptions.
Based on the popular book and website of the same name, Bad Astronomy offers a unique and fun approach to learning about the cosmos. Join the "Bad Astronomer" Phil Plait as he takes a critical look at popular myths and misconceptions to show audiences how science can be used to evaluate questionable claims.
Bad Astronomy is produced by the Detroit Science Center in collaboration with Cranbrook Institute of Science and narrated by WJR-AM's radio personality Rachel Nevada. The program has a running time of approximately 40 minutes. It is suitable grades 4 and up.

View the trailer provided by the Detroit Science Center (Quicktime - 49.9 MB stream).

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