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Cullman Hall of the Universe, Hayden Planetarium, New York. Above is the bottom of the great sphere containing the planetarium theater and the Big Bang Theater. The Willamette meteorite is also prominent in this area which focuses on the Solar System. (Image: Jay Rosenblatt) Mona Evans, "Rose Center and Hayden Planetarium" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183413.asp

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Rose Center for Earth and Space

Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History, New York City. The center is housed in this great cube, seen from the 81st Street entrance. The giant sphere contains the Hayden Planetarium. (Image credit: Spheroide) Mona Evans, "Rose Center and Hayden Planetarium" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183413.asp

Illuminations theater on the Cunard liner Queen Mary 2. You can see the dome of the planetarium is in operation here. The theater can be converted into a 150-set planetarium, the only sea-going planetarium. ©Mona Evans, "Illuminations - A Planetarium Afloat" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art21354.asp

Queen Mary 2 Illuminations theater. (Photo: Mark Lawton) The ship's 500-seat theater can be converted into a 150-seat planetarium. The circle on the ceiling is where the dome is and the red seats beneath it not only recline, but also get 360 degree views when the planetarium is in use. ©Mona Evans, "Illuminations - A Planetarium Afloat" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art21354.asp

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Science Museum

Apollo 10 Command Module, Science Museum, South Kensington, London. (Image: Science Museum) ©Mona Evans, “Space at the Science Museum London” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179333.asp

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The Herschel Museum of Astronomy

Herschel Museum of Astronomy, Bath. William Herschel was living here at 19 King Street when he become the first person in history to discover an unknown planet. ©Mona Evans, “Herschel Museum of Astronomy” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48626.asp

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Église Saint-Sulpice

Sundial, church of Saint-Sulpice, Paris. The obelisk and brass line on the floor form a sundial. The line is a meridian - a line oriented north-south. The obelisk casts a shadow on it. It dates from the early 17th century and its purpose was to allow accurate solar observations to determine the date of Easter. Mona Evans, "Full Meridian of Glory - book review" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art181703.asp

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Royal Observatory

A piece of William Herschel's Telescope, Royal Observatory, Greenwich. This is all that remains of the tube of the Great Forty-foot. The original mirror is in the Science Museum, London. ©Mona Evans, “Space at the Science Museum London” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179333.asp

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Science Museum

Replica of lunar lander "Eagle", Science Museum Museum, South Kensington, London, England. (Credit: Been there-done that) ©Mona Evans, “Space at the Science Museum London” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art179333.asp

The Rose Center for Earth and Space. (Architect James Stewart Polshek for the Museum of Natural History) Best Design 2000.

New York's Top 10 : American Museum of Natural History - Rose Center for Earth and Space - Cosmic Pathway The Big Bang exits to this sloping 360-ft pathway with astronomical images tracing landmarks through 13 billion years of cosmic evolution.

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Hanamidori Cultural Center / Atelier Bow-Wow

During good weather, the operable elements can be opened up, using sash devices to enable an unhindered connection to the exterior. Atelier Bow-Wow, Tokyo, Japan

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Gallery of Vanke Tsing Tao Pearl Hill Visitor Center / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson - 6

Vanke Tsing Tao Pearl Hill Visitor Center / Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

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Gallery of Cultural Center in Guadalajara Competition Entry / PM²G Architects - 10

Cultural Center in Guadalajara Competition Entry / PM²G Architects

Heydar Aliev Cultural Center, Zaha Hadid Architects, 2007-TBC // http://www.zaha-hadid.com/architecture/heydar-aliyev-cultural-centre/

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Seongdong Cultural & Welfare Center / UnSangDong Architects

© Fernando Guerra | FG+SG Architects: UnSangDong Architects Location: Seongsu, 300-1 Seongsu-dong 2(i)-ga, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Architect In

Asakusa Culture Tourist Information Center by Kengo Kuma & Associates #architecture #japan #tokyo

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Cultural Center in Nevers / Ateliers O-S architectes

fa5ba dezeen Cultural Center in Nevers 3 Cultural Centre Architecture in Nevers by Ateliers O S Architectes

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25 Times The Internet Made "Star Wars" Hilarious

Truth. | 25 Times The Internet Made "Star Wars" Hilarious