‘Einstein's Messengers' at Wesleyan Planetarium - WOWK 13 Charleston, Huntington WV News, Weather, Sports

‘Einstein's Messengers' at Wesleyan Planetarium

Posted: Updated:
  • COUNTRY ROADS JOURNALCountry Roads JournalMore>>

  • Adopted West Virginian producing 55 documentaries

    Adopted West Virginian producing 55 documentaries

    Saturday, August 2 2014 3:00 PM EDT2014-08-02 19:00:16 GMT
    Wayne Worth entered the world of documentaries by committing to produce 55 of them. A social worker by day, Worth is now two years and 39 counties into his goal of creating an educational video about the culture and history of each county in West Virginia.
    Wayne Worth entered the world of documentaries by committing to produce 55 of them. A social worker by day, Worth is now two years and 39 counties into his goal of creating an educational video about the culture and history of each county in West Virginia.
  • Friendly City to host microbrew festival

    Friendly City to host microbrew festival

    Saturday, August 2 2014 2:00 PM EDT2014-08-02 18:00:09 GMT
    The inaugural Mountaineer Brewfest was born when one Wheeling beer lover decided the Friendly City needed to play host to the Mountain State’s growing craft beer businesses.
    The inaugural Mountaineer Brewfest was born when one Wheeling beer lover decided the Friendly City needed to play host to the Mountain State’s growing craft beer businesses.
  • Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Preserving West Virginia: Arthurdale Schools

    Friday, July 11 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-07-11 13:17:26 GMT
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
    A school system in Preston County was way ahead of it's time thanks to Eleanor Roosevelt but now, it needs updating. 
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    UPDATE: Route 2 now open following tractor trailer accident

    Monday, August 25 2014 4:00 PM EDT2014-08-25 20:00:48 GMT
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.
    A tractor trailer is blocking part of Route 2. The road is closed until further notice. Drivers heading in both direction are being asked to use the Big Ben Bowen Highway connector by Target to get around.

The Planetarium at West Virginia Wesleyan College will host a Sky Show at 8 p.m. Dec. 15 at Christopher Hall on the Buckhannon campus.

It features the viewing of "Einstein's Messengers." This video documents the unfolding story of LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory, as it searches for the ripples of space-time called gravitational waves. Albert Einstein first predicted these waves in his theory of relativity, but for years their effects were regarded as too small to measure.

Shows are generally offered which the first and third Saturdays of each month at 8 p.m. and last approximately one hour. Telescope observing follows each show. Each show includes a tour of the evening sky, and free sky charts are available.

Admission is $3 for adults, $2 for students and seniors. When accompanied by an adult, children younger than 18 are admitted at no charge. No reservations are required, but seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

For information, visit www.wvwc.edu/planetarium.