Today's Planetarium at the California Academy of Sciences features the latest state-of-the-art digital technology. But when the Morrison Planetarium was built in 1952, it featured an optical star projector.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Mar 6, 2020
(above) The Projector, 1955
The Morrison Planetarium opened at the California Academy of Sciences in November 1952 with a projector that was called "undoubtedly the best in the world"
Why are two German writers memorialized in Golden Gate Park? As part of our series of podcasts commemorating the Park's 150th Anniversary, we uncover the statue's origins as a cultural landmark. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 9, 2020)