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:

X-Men, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, oh my! Join us for an exploration into all things mutant! Come dressed as your favorite mutant superhero and learn more about genetics, the science behind mutations and the history of the X-men.

Learn about the real dinosaurs of Jurassic Park from Dr. Michael Morales, Geology Museum Director at Emporia State University. Explore what it’s like to excavate and study dinosaur fossils in our interactive dig site and prep lab. Debate chaos theory and see a screening of the original Jurassic Park (1993). Learn more.