Whether you're a UFO enthusiast or just curious about the big bang theory, the Life in the Universe show at Houston Museum of Natural Science will have you asking that age-old question - "Is there life out there?" Inside the museum's planetarium, viewers will see the universe through an astronomer's gaze, exploring the mysteries of the stars as well as the planets and moons in our solar system, from the well-known Orion constellation to the possible supernova formation Eta Carinae. But Life in the Universe isn't an astronomy lesson; rather, it's an opportunity to look around different corners for the origins of life and, perhaps, signs of new life. Just think of the show as a philosophical discussion in space - Life in the Universe may not have the answers, but it does ask all the right questions. Screening times vary. Through May 21, 2011. One Hermann Circle Drive. Showtimes vary. For information, call 713-639-4629 or visit www.hmns.org. $7 to $8.
Starts: Jan. 4. Daily, 2010