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Planet Earth—Caves

Saturday, April 1, 2017
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Beckman Auditorium

Venture into the underground world of perpetual darkness and the unknown while exploring caves, tunnels and caverns. The shadowy interiors of these natural structures are a breeding ground for bizarre and remarkable wildlife. Some of the many unique creatures include the angelfish, which clings to walls in wet areas with microscopic hooks; the Texas cave salamander, an animal devoid of eyes and pigment; and swiftlets, critters who build their nests out of saliva.

A BBC/Discovery Channel/NHK co-production in association with the CBC.

Erika Hamden, a postdoctoral scholar in Astronomy at Caltech, will introduce the film and guide the post-screening discussion.

Presented by: Caltech Committee on Institute Programs

Series: Science Saturdays Series—Matinees for All Ages
$10 (general admission)
For more information, please phone 626-395-4652 or email

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