ROBOTS Coming June 5th!

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.

Nova Nights: Creepy Comets

On October 31, grab your friends or your date and enjoy a geeky night out at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium. Enjoy drinks, a classic horror movie (Night of the Living Dead, 1968) and a live star show exploring the real story of some of sci-fi’s favorite villains, comets.

Your admission to Nova Nights includes:

Think everything you see in your world is all there is to see? Think again! There is another world you can’t see, made up of things that are too small or things that move too fast or too slow for the naked eye to see. There is also stuff that is just plain invisible…UNTIL NOW!

Join us on February 14 for romance under the stars at Nova Nights: Diamonds in the Sky. This event brings together a starry night sky and live music for an evening out of this world!

Your admission to Nova Nights includes:

  • Live music from the Soulard Blues Band
  • One drink ticket
  • Fondue and dessert stations
  • One complimentary ticket to LASERIUM

Tickets:

  • $50 in advance, $55 at the door
  • Members receive discounted tickets

Location

During this free, family-friendly event in the Lif Science Lab Classroom, visitors will have the chance to learn about the naturalist Charles Darwin. Explore the places Darwin traveled, learn about his discoveries and see natural selection in action!