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The UNIZUL Science Centre (USC) has Zululand’s only planetarium – a portable Starlab in which 30 learners can enjoy a perfectly accurate depiction of the southern night skies. The planetarium is the highlight of a comprehensive 4-hour astronomy programme that is run by USC. The programmes includes a walkthrough of USC, analemmatic sundial, telescopes, optics, the history of South African Space Science Exhibition, the astronomy quiz game as well as a choice of one of our awarding wining science shows that includes

  • The Solar System
  • The Powers of Ten (scaling the universe)
  • From Sputnik to Sumbandila Science Show
  • The Science of Astronomy
  • Robotics in Space
  • The Earth and the Sun