Special Exhibitions, Films and Events Highlight 2019 Schedule

The Saint Louis Science Center is gearing up for an exciting 2019 which will feature two special exhibitions, three OMNIMAX® Theater films and special events. Learn more about these special exhibitions, films and events below. Special Exhibitions • GUITAR: The Instrument that Rocked the World opens on Jan. 19 and runs until April 14. This… Continue reading

Night Sky Update For The Week of January 15, 2018

This is the Saint Louis Science Center’s NIGHT SKY UPDATE for the week of Tuesday, January 15. Times are given as local St. Louis time in Central Standard Time due to the time change coming this Sunday. For definitions of terminology used in the night sky update, click the highlighted text. Information updated weekly or… Continue reading

Night Sky Update For The Week of January 8, 2019

This is the Saint Louis Science Center’s NIGHT SKY UPDATE for the week of Tuesday, January 8. Times are given as local St. Louis time in Central Standard Time due to the time change coming this Sunday. For definitions of terminology used in the night sky update, click the highlighted text. Information updated weekly or… Continue reading

Astronomy Fact of the Day: December 31, 2018

Tomorrow morning as we prepare to see the first daylight of 2019, you will find the waning crescent moon and Venus rising in the southeast. Best time to catch the pair will be 5am. Learn more about Venus.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: December 30, 2018

Image Credits: ELOP Own work, based on a Screenshots with Stellarium Look southeast around 9pm and you will see six bright stars of the Winter Circle. Within the circle are four of the brightest stars in the sky. They are Capella, Procyon, Sirius and Rigel. Learn more about the Winter Circle.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: December 27, 2018

Johannes Kepler was born today in 1889. Kepler created three laws that describe planetary motion. These are still used today for determining orbits of satellites. Learn more about Johannes Kepler.