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Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory

State-of-the-art 53-seat digital theater displaying the sky's planets, constellations, and much more, all in a full-dome experience like no other.
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About the Lab

A gift from Robert H.N. Ho ’56, learn more about the visualization lab, its history, and how to find us! READ MORE
Contact Information
Phone: 315-228-6125
E-mail: vislab@colgate.edu

Academics in the Lab

Students and faculty are using the lab to do incredible work. From exploring the galaxy to exploring ancient buildings, the lab lends itself to a variety of academic projects. ACADEMIC WORK

Science Field Trips

We collaborate with Colgate's greenhouse and geology museum to offer area teachers and their students incredible learning opportunities. SCIENCE OUTREACH

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Exploring New Horizons & Pluto Event

Saturday, July 11    1:00pm

The Ho Tung Visualization Lab will host a special event in honor of New Horizons' arrival at Pluto.  Below is a list of activities, shows, and discussions.

Saturday, July 11

1:00 pm - Exploring New Horizons planetarium show (Vis Lab)

              -  Solar Observing hosted by the

                  Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society

                  (Ho 3rd Floor Entrance)

              - Comet Making with Dry Ice (Ho Atrium)

              - Meteorite Display (Ho Atrium)  

2:00 pm - Should Pluto be considered a planet? - discussion led by Colgate Astronomy Professor Jeff Bary  (Vis Lab)

3:00 pm - Exploring New Horizons planetarium show (Vis Lab)

              -  Solar Observing hosted by the

                  Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society

                  (Ho 3rd Floor Entrance)

              - Comet Making with Dry Ice (Ho Atrium)

              - Meteorite Display (Ho Atrium) 

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Friday, June 26

             6:15 PM: Astronaut
             7:15 PM: Back to the Moon For Good

Friday, July 3

   
Closed for Holiday


Friday, July 10



             6:15 PM: Little Star That Could
             7:15 PM: Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Saturday, July 11

              1:00 PM Special New Horizons & Pluto Event!  

     

 Friday, July 17

  
           
              6:15 PM: Making of a Star and Her Entourage
              7:15 PM: Violent Universe
 
 

Friday, July 24

              6:15 PM: Invaders of Mars
              7:15 PM: Natural Selection
 

 
Friday, July 31

              6:15 PM: Space Aliens
              7:15 PM: SuperVolcanoes