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Great Balls of Fire at Reuben H. Fleet

great-balls-of-fireShake your nerves and rattle your brain, Great Balls of Fire is an interactive exploration of comets, meteors and asteroids.

The Reuben H. Fleet Science Center has outdone itself with a thrilling exhibit-film combo. Great Balls of Fire: Comets, Meteors, Asteroids (through April 28) makes its West Coast debut as an interactive exploration of all its title suggests. The 3,000-square-foot exhibit examines the origin, impact and future risks of asteroids, comets and meteors—putting visitors in the role of explorers-in-training by engaging them in multimedia activities. Cosmic Collisions (through June 30) is a new digital theater experience, narrated by Robert Redford, that explores the history of major galaxies and their impact on how the earth has been shaped—starting even before the Mesozoic Era. 1875 El Prado, Balboa Park. 619.238.1233. rhfleet.org/exhibitions/great-balls-fire

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