Deep Space LIVE: Astronomy Today – Shields up, Scotty!

Deep Space LIVE: Astronomy Today – Shields up, Scotty!
Thursday, May 28, 2015 / 8 PM / Ars Electronica Center

press release Deep Space LIVE: Astronomy Today – Shields up, Scotty / PDF

(Linz, May 22, 2015) The Earth’s magnetic field is the main attraction at the next Deep Space LIVE: Astronomy Today on Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8 PM. Astrophotographer Dietmar Hager will elaborate on the protective function of the Earth’s magnetic field and explain what will happen when it breaks down some day.

All about Dietmar Hager

Dietmar Hager is a physician, astrophotographer and Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society. He has worked in the field of astrophotography for over 20 years, and published his photos in international journals and textbooks. He has served as the Ars Electronica Center’s astronomical advisor since early 2011.

Deep Space LIVE

The Ars Electronica Center hosts a Deep Space LIVE event every Thursday (except holidays) at 8 PM. Each presentation features ultra-high-definition imagery in 16×9-meter format and is accompanied by expert commentary, entertaining stand-up repartee, and musical improvisation. Whether great works from the history of art, space travel, journeys of discovery in the nanoworld, or a live concert is what you’ve come to behold, Deep Space LIVE stands for enlightening entertainment amidst breathtaking worlds of imagery. Holders of a valid Museum ticket are admitted free of charge.


Magnetfeld der Erde – Uniview / rubra / Printversion