Invitation to the new double program at the Planetarium - Media invitation

MONTRÉAL, July 2, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - As part of this year's program of activities inspired by light, Montréal Space for Life invites media representatives to watch the new double program at the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 14, along with its creators and famous illusionist Luc Langevin.

Dark Universe: Voyage to the Heart of Dark Matter (23 minutes)
Travel to the dark side of the Universe and learn about its mysterious dark matter and dark energy.

Produced by the prestigious Hayden Planetarium of the American Museum of Natural History in New York*

Narrated by famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson.

* American Museum of Natural History (New York, in collaboration with the California Academy of Sciences (San Francisco) and GOTO INC. (Tokyo).

Pluto: Diary of an Ex-Planet (40 minutes)
Pluto is back in the news this year, as the New Horizons probe will be flying past it starting on July 14. Step back in time and learn about the discovery of this intriguing dwarf planet, at the Lowell Observatory in Arizona.

Produced by the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium
Director: Maxime Pivin Lapointe / Executive Producer: Sébastien Gauthier
Artistic Director: Gwendal Creurer / Music Director: Robert Marcel Lepage

Tuesday, July 14, 2015, 10 a.m.

Luc LangevinPierre Lacombe  – Sébastien Gauthier  – Maxime Pivin Lapointe

Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium –  4801, avenue Pierre-de Coubertin, Montréal

Pay parking at 3000, rue Viau – Viau metro station

* If you would prefer to see the English version of the two shows, please let us know.

Media representatives please note:
To avoid interference, please check the frequencies you will be using with the Rio Tinto Alcan Planetarium's technicians on arrival.


SOURCE Espace pour la vie

For further information: IXION Communications - Judith Dubeau, 514 495-8176 /


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