ROBOTS

Today's robots are nothing short of astonishing. Those coming in the not-too-distant future are simply revolutionary—and they are becoming eerily like us.

What does it take to make a humanoid robot—a robot that can do anything we can do without the benefit of a human brain? How close are scientists to replicating some of the particularly challenging human characteristics? (Think fingers and toes.)

Genome: Unlocking Life's Code

It is in every living thing on Earth. It is the complete set of instructions that is needed for every living thing to grow and function. It can help you unlock the secrets of your past and reveal the path to your future. It is the genome! 

NASA’s next era will be its greatest yet. That is the clear “roadmap” painted by Journey To Space. The film absolutely annihilates the perception that the space program died with the end of the Space Shuttle Program by showcasing the exciting plans NASA and the space community are working on, and the challenges they must overcome to carry out audacious missions such as landing astronauts on Mars and capturing asteroids.

Friday, April 3: Jurassic Park

Calling all dinosaur geeks -- everywhere you turn at this paleo-themed First Friday you will find something to delight and intrigue you! Make your own cast of a Tyrannosaurus rex tooth, learn about fossil preparation and identification, and keep your eye out for a "real" dinosaur roaming through the event. 

Celebrate all things game related at the March First Friday. Take part in open board game play, live action games and test video games created by local video game developers!

First Friday favorites like public telescope viewings, scifi trivia and special prices for OMNIMAX® films are a staple at every event. Tickets for the free episode showing are available starting at 6pm on the evening of the First Friday event and are distributed on a first come, first served basis.

Avengers Assemble

Learn the real science behind science fiction at our First Fridays events! First Friday will feature free hands-on activities and culminate with a showing The Avengers in the OMNIMAX® Theater. First Friday favorites like public telescope viewings, scifi trivia and special prices for OMNIMAX® films are a staple at every event. Tickets for the free episode showing are available starting at 6pm on the evening of the First Friday event and are distributed on a first come, first served basis.