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Turrell Skyspace Opens in June at Rice University

By Molly Glentzer, Houston Chronicle May, 6, 2012 Ever twirl yourself dizzy as a kid, with your neck craned toward the sky? That's how I felt recently watching a sunset light show from inside the new James Turrell Skyspace at Rice University. But it was clouds moving — not me. I sat on a granite bench inside a grassy pyramid whose open ceiling hovers like a spaceship, viewing the advancing dusk through a square oculus in the ceiling's center. The sky also drifted by in a long horizontal line between the ceiling and the upper deck. A breeze blew softly…