The Hot and Energetic Universe: A planetarium movie



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Press Release

The Hot and Energetic Universe

Simultaneous presentation of the digital show at the New Digital Planetarium of the Eugenides Foundation in Athens and the NOΕSIS Planetarium in Thessaloniki, in Greece.

The movie “The Hot and Energetic Universe”will be presented on Monday 28th November 2016, simultaneously at the New Digital Planetarium of the Eugenides Foundation, in Athens and the NOΕSIS Planetarium in Thessaloniki. The show is a production of the National Observatory of Athens’ team that participates in the AHEAD project (Integrated Activities in the High-Energy Astrophysics Domain). AHEAD is a project funded by the European Commission in the framework of Horizon2020.

It is worth noting that this is the first time the two Planetariums in Athens and in Thessaloniki, in collaboration with the National Observatory of Athens, jointly present a digital show in Greece.

Prior to the show, a short presentation on the High Energy Astrophysics will be given, at the Planetarium in Athens, by Dr. Ioannis Georgantopoulos, Research Director at the National Observatory of Athens and responsible of the AHEAD project in Greece and, in Thessaloniki, by Prof. E. Plionis.

Both planetariums will have two screenings of the show, on Monday 28th of November 2016. The first will take place at 18:30 and the second at 20:00. Entrance will be free. Tickets will be available from 18:00 on the same day. The show is recommended to children above the age of ten and adults.