GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The Florida Museum of Natural History and the Alachua Astronomy Club will offer “Starry Night: A Guided Tour of the Universe” from 5 to 10 p.m. April 13, featuring presentations, planetarium shows and star viewing. “Starry Night” will be held at the Florida Museum as part of its Museum Nights program.

At 7 p.m., astrophysicist Fred Adams, University of Michigan, will discuss the fate of the universe in his lecture, “Where Are We Going? The Future History of Our Universe.” Light refreshments will be provided. There is no admission charge for this event.

Funded by UF Student Government, Museum Nights strives to increase student and community visitation at the UF Cultural Plaza, located near the intersection of Southwest 34th Street and Hull Road. It serves as an entertainment alternative for Thursday nights in Gainesville and offers individuals who are too busy during the day the opportunity to visit the museums in the evening. For more information and a complete schedule, visit the UF Student Government Web site,

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