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UNIVERSE in Science Museum, Tokyo (JSF)

Science Live Show "UNIVERSE" is held at Science Museum, Tokyo (Chiyoda City, Tokyo, Japan), on every Saturday afternoon since April 1996.

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Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

Below : Year of 2014
Date Host(ess) Guest, Title Obs.
Memo
1/4 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
Masaaki Hiramatsu (NAOJ)
"Report from ALMA and the latest results"
No
1/11 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Kentaro Fukuchi (Meiji University)
"Enjoy whole-sky pictures; Re-discovery of 'seeing'"
Done
1/18 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Hideaki Fujiwara (NAOJ)
"The Subaru Telescope has observed Comet Ison"
No
1/25 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
None

Done
2/1 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Kazuo Mimura (Tokai University)
"Hemispheric scale rotating dishpan experiment"
No
2/8 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Tomonori Usuda (NAOJ)
"Extremely huge telescope TMT project is ready to start"
Done
2/15 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Takashi Kondo (AJINOMOTO CO.,INC.)
"Focus on an attraction of Japanese soup stock"
No
2/22 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Shin-ya Sumi (Counsil of Japan construction industry employees' unions)
"Work of construction to support a living"
Done
3/1 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Yuki Akimoto (The University of Tokyo)
"What is Higgs particle?"
No
3/8 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Hiroaki Imada (University of Tsukuba)
"Let's look up at the night sky in Antarctica"
Done
3/15 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Hideaki Fujiwara (NAOJ)
"Hawaii Subaru Telescope virtual tour"
No
3/22 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Kazuhiro Tsukada (The Nagoya University Museum)
"Not only near but far, and wonderful country; Mongolia"
No
3/29 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
Haruka Ueno (Saitama University)
"Gamma ray burst; one of the hugest explosion in the universe"
No
4/5 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Nami Sakai (The University of Tokyo)
"Dramatic chemical reaction in protoplanetary disks; did our solar system experience?"
No
4/12 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
Masaaki Hiramatsu (NAOJ)
"ALMA observes the cold universe"
Done
4/19 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Takahiro Koishi (University of Fukui)
"Simulation allows us to know a secret of molecules"
No
4/26 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Shio Kawagoe (The University of Tokyo)
"A wonder of supernova"
Done
5/3 Ryuho Kataoka
(NIPR)
Yoko Fukuda (The University of Tokyo / The 54th Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition)
"What is the Syouwa station in Antarctica"
No
Aurora special program, numbered tickets in order of arrival
the detail is here (only Japanese).
5/10 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Koichiro Nakanishi (NAOJ)
"ALMA: from the operation room in the Atacama desert"
No
Hideaki Fujiwara (NAOJ)
"Aloha from the Subaru telescope operation room"
5/17 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
None
No
5/24 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Tomohiko Ushioda (JAXA/beyond)
"Space + Art"
Done
5/31 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Masaya Hasegawa (KEK)
"Exploration of the ealiest universe with the oldest light"
No
6/7 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Youichi Ito (Nishi-Harima Astronomical Observatory)
"Birth of palnets!"
No
6/14 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
MIchiko Fujii(NAOJ)
"Gravity makes galaxy of vortex"
Done
6/21 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Bun-yo Hatsukade(NAOJ)
"A huge explosion; ALMA may reveal circumstances generating a Gamma-ray burst"
No
6/28 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Shin-nosuke Ishikawa(NAOJ)
"Solar observation with rockets"
Done
7/5 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Nobuhiko Kusakabe (NAOJ)
"Tanabata and Star Festivals in Asia"
No
7/12 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
Ka Chun Yu (Denver Museum of Nature & Science)
"Using the Planetarium to Explore Animal Migration"
Done
7/19 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Satoshi Miyazaki (NAOJ)
"A new camera installed on Subaru Telescope; Hyper Suprime-Cam"
No
7/26 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Hiroshi Akitaya (Hiroshima University)
"Explosion with close teamwork among universities in Japan"
Done
8/2 Kazuhisa kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Makoto Yoshikawa (JAXA/ISAS)
"Hayabusa 2; in final preparation to launch"
No
8/9 Yumiko Oasa (Saitama University)
Toshikazu Ebisuzaki (RIKEN)
None
Done
8/16 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
Akihiro Kubota (Tama Art University/ARTSAT)
"SPACE x ART; from Art Satellite to Deep Space Sculpture"
No
8/23 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Keiko Kimoto (Artist)
"Occurrence of rhythm"
Done
8/30 Ryuho Kataoka
(NIPR)
Seiko Sekikawa (Tamagawa University)
"Let's look up at a world from viewpoints of insects; an ecology and vegetation in tundra and a temperate zone"
No
Arctic special program, the detail is here (only Japanese).
9/6 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Hideaki Fujiwara (NAOJ/Hawaii Observatory)
"Subaru Telescope; seasonal topics"
No
9/13 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Miyuki Tahata (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
"Animals birth in earth"
Done
9/20 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Taro Kotani(Tokyo Kasei Gakuin University)
"Something often seen in the science course"
No
9/27 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Manabu Yamanaka (JAMSTEC)
"Asia from a viewpoint of observing the earth"
Done
10/4 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Toshiro Saruwatari (The University of Tokyo)
"Approaching mysteries of deep-sea fish good to eat, Greeneye, with a research vessel"
No
10/11 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
The shows start at 1pm and 2pm.
Sze-leung Cheung (International Astronomical Union/NAOJ)
"Exoplanet naming"
Done
Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Nobel Prize in Physics special program (starts at 3:30pm)
Masafumi Jo (RIKEN)
"Where does LED take us?"; the detail is here (only Japanese).
10/18 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
None
No
10/25 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
None
Done
11/1 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of Science)
Masaaki Hiramatsu (NAOJ)
"Birth of stars and planets observed with ALMA telescope"
No
11/8 Tomonori Nomoto
(Chiba University)
Takashi Kokubo (STUDIO ION Inc.)
"All sky movies 'MANDARA ~the harmony of nature'"
Done
11/15 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Yumi Bamba (Nagoya University)
"fine, later flare? Can we predict when a solar flare happens? "
No
11/22 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Naoki Matsumoto (Keio senior high school)
"I've been to ALMA telescope in Chile"
Done
11/29 Tetsuya Ito
(NAOJ)
None
No
12/6 Yumiko Oasa
(Saitama University)
Hiroshi Sato (AQUA Geo Graphic Corp Inc.)
"All sky movies, trying to film in water"
No
12/13 Kazuhisa Kamegai
(Tokyo University of science)
Tom Nitta (NAOJ)
"Explore the universe in radio waves
-Development of a radio wave camera-"
Done
12/20 Ryuho Kataoka
(NIPR)
Hiromi Yoshikawa (Ricoh Co., Ltd.)
"Let's see the world with a 360-degree camera"
No
Aurora special program, the detail is here (only Japanese).
12/27 Kentaro Yaji
(NAOJ)
Masanao Abe(JAXA)
"What the Hayabusa saw, brought to us, and what the Hayabusa 2 is aimed at"
Done

Abbreviations:

  • "Solar:": Solar System Simulation
  • "Live": Live Astronomical Observation
  • "Galaxy": Galaxy Collision Simulation
  • "Gravitational": Gravitational Lens Effect Simulation
  • "Guest": Guest Corner
  • "ISS": International Space Station
  • "Molecular": Molecular Dynamics Simulation
  • "Radio": Radio Astoronomy
  • "Interstellar": Interstellar Cruising
  • "TBD.": yet to be determined

Information

Location Science Museum, Tokyo, 4th Floor, the hall Synra dome
2-1, Kitanomaru-koen, Chiyoda City, Tokyo, JAPAN 102-0091
Access 10 minutes walk from "Kudanshita Station" of Tokyo Metro Tozai Line (T-07), Tokyo Metro Hanzomon Line (Z-06), Toei Subway Shinjuku Line (S-05)
10 minutes walk from "Takebashi Station" of Tokyo Metro Tozai Line (T-08)

Maps are available.
Time Every Saturday
1st: begins on 14:00
2nd: begins on 15:30
each for 40 minutes

You can enter 10 minutes before each show.
No admittance during the show.
Charge No charge besides the entrance fee of Science Museum is required.
Detail Please refer to Science Museum's guidance about Charge for detail.

This page is made by volunteer group "Team Chimons".
Please ask directly the Science Museum for the museum itself and its other exhibitions (except Science Live Show "UNIVERSE").

Contents

In each show, we offer two to four corners in Contents. Some corners are subject to be canceled because of the computer and network failures or weather and other unexpected conditions without prior notifications.
"Live Astronomical Observation" will be done twice a month, by favor of Yerkes Observatory, the United States.

Done contents above are subject to change.


Past

Please refer to followings as the list of past achievements.


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