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Science center in Columbus to reopen planetarium

Associated Press • Mar 31, 2014 at 2:10 PM

A Columbus science museum is making plans to reopen its planetarium.

Officials with COSI, the Center of Science and Industry, said they plan to open the attraction this fall.

The planetarium was closed 10 years ago as the science center struggled with financial problems.

COSI officials told The Columbus Dispatch they are trying to raise $1 million to restore the planetarium and add new digital equipment.

The science center’s president said the planetarium didn’t have state-of-the-art equipment and is in need of an upgrade.


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