SLSC in the News

Post date: November, 25 2014
Post date: October, 22 2014

On Thursday, October 23 the Moon will pass between the Earth and Sun causing a partial solar eclipse.  Partial solar eclipses happen when the Moon comes between the Sun and Earth, but the three celestial bodies don't perfectly align (and the Moon only partially covers the Sun). 

The partial...

Post date: September, 30 2014

Are your detective hats ready? The Case of the Missing Tickets has begun!

Four tickets to The International Exhibit of Sherlock Holmes have gone missing, and it is up to you to solve the mystery!

Throughout the next week, clues...

Post date: September, 25 2014

Not only was our Doctor Who First Friday a huge success (thank you to all who attended!), but First Fridays as a whole was chosen as the "Best Place for a First Date" by the Riverfront Times!

We said that this ...

Post date: August, 26 2014

Get ready Whovians!  Now that you have been introduced to the new Doctor and have seen the most recent episode you should be ready for Doctor Who First Friday...

Post date: July, 1 2014

Headed to Fair St. Louis July 3-5th? If you are, don’t forget to take advantage of the Saint Louis Science Centers extended hours – we’ll be open until 11pm! During these days, we will be offering plenty of things to do to beat the summer heat.

Post date: June, 23 2014

In 2013, St. Louis based Microgrid Solar completed the installation of two solar arrays at the Saint Louis Science Center. The panels, installed on the main lobby roof and on the Oakland Avenue overpass, are visible to drivers along Interstate 64 and will produce over 33,000 kilowatt hours (kWh) of clean energy per year. The installation included and provides: 

  • 2 solar arrays and an educational kiosk...
Post date: June, 10 2014

The OMNIMAX® Theater – why do we need one?                     

Cultural institutions with large format theaters across the country struggle with this question.  It is an expensive and risky operation.  Many wonder if we should focus our attention elsewhere or get rid of the theater entirely.

Last Friday, June 6, 2014, an event took place that completely answered this question for me. The Saint...

Post date: May, 13 2014

Science Teacher Ryan Boeckman of Parkway Central Middle School receives 2014 Loeb Prize

Ryan Boeckman, a science teacher at Parkway Central Middle School, is the winner of the 2014 Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Prize for Excellence in Teaching Science and Mathematics, an award given in partnership with the Saint Louis Science Center. Boeckman and four finalists received their awards today...

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