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Venue News: Planetarium opens in Louisiana

The Brightest Stars

The Sci-Port Discovery Center, located in Shreveport, La., opens its interactive laser space planetarium on Nov. 18. The $11.6 million, 25,000-square-foot planetarium joins exhibits such as Foucault's Pendulum, a solarium and a rooftop observatory. Navigation stations allow visitors to control the action on the planetarium screen. One space show involves discovering the position of the stars on the day you were born. For more information, call 318/424-3466, or visit www.sciport.org

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