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
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
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
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
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.
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.
Tonight at 11pm we can see a three-season sky. In the west will be the setting fall sky, overhead will be the winter and rising in the east is the spring sky.
Look east tonight at 10pm and you will find the constellation Leo the Lion. Leo’s head appears as a bright backwards question mark. Learn more about Leo the Lion.
The Holiday season is well represented this year at the Saint Louis Science Center. The James S. McDonnell Planetarium is celebrating 51 years of putting up the bow and ribbon around the building and our outdoor GROW Gallery is decorated for a new walkthrough light display called Science Illuminated. Drone Pilot and Owner of OurFocus… Continue reading
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.