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Ho Tung Visualization Laboratory

State-of-the-art 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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Reunion Weekend Shows 2016

Friday, June 3:
10:15 - "Embedded Stones" by Anthony F. Aveni & Joe Eakin
  3:00 -  Sea Monsters
  4:00 -  Life: A Cosmic Story
  6:00 -  We are Stars
  7:00 -  Making of a Star and Her Entourage
Saturday, June 4:

11:00 - Astronaut 
 1:00  - Stars over Colgate by Joe Eakin
 2:00  - Back to the Moon For Good
 3:00  - Seven Wonders
 4:00  - Star Stories



May 17 - 27
Tuesdays & Fridays @ 6:15pm 

Relive the excitement of the early days of space exploration, from the launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik, to the magnificent lunar landings and privately operated space flights. Be immersed and overwhelmed with this most accurate historic reconstruction of man’s first steps into space. Who were the men and women who took part in these death-defying days? Witness their drive, their passion, and their perseverance to explore in "Dawn of the Space Age." 


May 17 - 27
Tuesdays & Fridays @ 7:15pm 

The show follows two students as they interact with a female astronomer at a local star party. Along the way the students learn how telescopes work, the history of telescopes, and major discoveries made by these instruments.