Saint Louis Science Center honors five local teachers at awards ceremony ST. LOUIS (May 14, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center is proud to announce that Tim Levine, algebra teacher at Hazelwood West High School, is this year’s recipient of the 2019 Saint Louis Science Center and Carol B. and Jerome T. Loeb Prize… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, MO.(April 29, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science (YES) Program is proud to celebrate its 20th graduating class. The program works with teens from communities traditionally underrepresented in science-related career fields throughout their high school years to increase their interest in science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM). The… Continue reading
Give STL Day is a community-wide effort to support nonprofits making a difference in the St. Louis region. Organized by the St. Louis Community Foundation to grow philanthropy in the metropolitan area, Give STL Day is a 24-hour, online giving event celebrating the varied nonprofits, their missions, and the many ways they make our region… Continue reading
ST. LOUIS, MO. (APRIL 8, 2019) – On May 17, the Saint Louis Science Center will open POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION, a traveling exhibition that highlights the history of the Roman city of Pompeii and the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., which left the city destroyed –yet perfectly preserved –under 15 feet of ash… Continue reading
New features include IMAX® with Laser, new sound and seating, better accessibility and more ST. LOUIS, MO. – March 12, 2019 – The Saint Louis Science Center is proud to announce details of updates to the OMNIMAX® Theater, with construction slated to begin in late July. The OMNIMAX Theater will undertake its largest renovation since… Continue reading
Every month the Saint Louis Science Center hosts two public telescope viewings. An evening viewing occurs on the first Friday each month and solar viewing occurs on the 3rd Saturday. Both these events are co-hosted by the St. Louis Astronomical Society.
The largest planet in the solar system is Jupiter. You can find this planet in the east after 4am. If you have binoculars see if you can spot the four Galilean moons. Learn more about Jupiter.
Image Credit: Drew Farwell [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons Tonight at 8pm the star Regulus will be found rising in the east. This is the brightest star in Leo and its presence is a sign that spring is coming. Learn more about Regulus.
On this date in 2003 tragedy struck as the Space Shuttle Columbia broke up during re-entry. We remember the crew of STS- 107 who died in the pursuit of science Learn more about the Challenger Disaster.
The first US satellite, Explorer 1, was launched on this date in 1958. This was the first mission to detect the Van Allen Radiation Belts. Learn more about Explorer 1.