Saint Louis Science Center’s Youth Exploring Science Program Celebrates 20th Graduating Class

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

Support Science Learning on Give STL Day

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

Mount Vesuvius

POMPEII: THE EXHIBITION to Open at the Saint Louis Science Center Alongside New OMNIMAX® Theater Film VOLCANOES: THE FIRES OF CREATION

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

Astronomy Fact of the Day: February 4, 2019

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.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: February 3, 2019

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.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: February 2, 2019

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.

Astronomy Fact of the Day: February 1, 2019

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.