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The UNC-owned Morehead parking lot is under construction. Weekday visitors must pay using ParkMobile (Zone Code 4468) or the Pay Station near our iguana. For more info, go to our Plan A Visit page.

Phantom of the Universe: The Hunt for Dark Matter

Immerse yourself in the exciting exploration of Dark Matter

This planetarium show journeys across space and time, speeding alongside particles before they collide in a visually stunning explosion of light and sound. Then, learn how scientist around the world are collaborating to track down dark matter… the hunt is on.

Narrated by Academy Award winner, Tilda Swinton with sound by an Academy Award winning team at Skywalker Sound.

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This show is recommended for ages 12 and up.

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√ Assistive listening devices available upon request (at least 15 minutes in advance)

Please visit this page for more information about Morehead’s commitment to accessibility.

Morehead can provide assistive listening devices (headsets) for a Spanish translation (currently serving up to 9 students) while the show is presented in English. If you need this option for your group, please discuss this with Morehead Reservations when you are requesting your field trip reservation.

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