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Titanic attractions : Exhibit at Carnegie Science Center
Posted by webmaster on 2004/10/1 13:11:00 (5023 reads)

The Carnegie Science Center, which there are 4 of in Pittsburgh USA is comming up with a spectacular event starting October 9 and other impressions lasting till November. They also have the Ghosts of the Abyss: The IMAXâ„¢ Movie running together in par with the spectacular exhibition.


Visitors to the Carniegie Science Center can experience a broad range of atrractions and interactive shows surrounding Titanic in the past and now.


The Science Center is presenting a special event Oct. 9. Starting at 8 p.m., "Titanic Live" will feature music, food and drinks, with admission to the exhibit and screenings of "Ghosts of the Abyss." At midnight, Germany's Theatre Titanick will stage a U.S. premiere, combining pyrotechnics, special effects and a re-creation of the sinking of the Titanic on the Allegheny River. Admission is $20, $15 for Carnegie Museum members. The event is sponsored by PUMP and is part of the Pittsburgh International Festival of Firsts.

Carniegie Science Center

The exhibition includes:

Demonstrations of at the scientific principles behind the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Explanations of the physics of the hull stress and break-up
Interactive pieces that allow visitors to imagine themselves as an officer with just 37 seconds to maneuver his 46,000-ton ship away from a collision
Materials science involving the suspected failure of the steel rivets
A walk-through 'rusticle' that will help explain the natural cycle of underwater corrosion and bacterial decay.
Fifteen actual artifacts from the wreckage
Engaging stories of the disaster and the people involved, including "unsinkable" Molly Brown.

The exhibition includes:

Demonstrations of at the scientific principles behind the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic.
Explanations of the physics of the hull stress and break-up
Interactive pieces that allow visitors to imagine themselves as an officer with just 37 seconds to maneuver his 46,000-ton ship away from a collision
Materials science involving the suspected failure of the steel rivets
A walk-through 'rusticle' that will help explain the natural cycle of underwater corrosion and bacterial decay.
Fifteen actual artifacts from the wreckage
Engaging stories of the disaster and the people involved, including "unsinkable" Molly Brown.



The Ghosts of the Abyss: The IMAXâ„¢ Movie which lasts 50-minutes has these features:

State-of-the-art technology developed expressly for this expedition.
Cameron and his crew exploring virtually all of the wreckage, inside and out, as never before.
Sights not seen since the sinking 90 years ago.
Engaging special effects, 'marrying' the present-day wreckage with haunting imagery of the lost passengers as they sailed.

Ghost of the Abyss page at the Carnegie Science center



One Allegheny Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
412.237.3400Omnimax show times of the Ghost of the Abyss and other movies

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 Re: Exhibit at Carnegie Science Center

Posted: 2004/10/12 22:38  Updated: 2004/10/12 23:36

shannon


Joined: 2004/10/12
From: Texas, USA
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I was lucky enough to see Ghost of the Abyss, and loved it! It was a great movie...



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