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

Night Sky Update For The Week of December 18, 2018

This is the Saint Louis Science Center’s NIGHT SKY UPDATE for the week of Tuesday, December 18. 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 17, 2018

On this date in 1903 the Wright Brothers made history with the first flight in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. This first flight led the way to modern day spaceflight. Learn more about the Wright Brothers.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: December 15, 2018

Today in 1970 the Soviet mission Venera 7 landed on Venus. It first took atmospheric readings before landing on the surface. This mission confirmed that humans could not survive on Venus. Learn more about Venus.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: December 14, 2018

On this date in 1546, Tycho Brahe was born. The observations made by this astronomer helped support a sun centered model of the solar system. During his life Brahe cataloged over 1000 stars. Learn more about Tycho Brahe.