The Saint Louis Science Center to Open Renovated OMNIMAX® Theater

New features include IMAX® with Laser, new sound and seating, better accessibility and more ST. LOUIS – November 21, 2019 – The Saint Louis Science Center is reopening the newly renovated OMNIMAX Theater on Friday, November 29, after undergoing a four-month, comprehensive update –the largest since the theater opened in 1991. The renovated OMNIMAX Theater… Continue reading

50 Years Ago – Apollo 12 on the Moon

Whoopee!! 50 years ago this week the second manned mission to the Moon had commenced with Commander Charles “Pete” Conrad, Command Module Pilot (CMP) Richard F. Gordon and Lunar Module Pilot (LMP) Alan L. Bean aboard the lunar module. During the launch, lightning struck the Saturn V rocket, resulting in the launch controllers to lose… Continue reading

Meet the new CEO and President

International search leads to Bunge North America’s former president ST. LOUIS (October 2, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center Board of Commissioners announced today that Todd Bastean has been selected as the next president and CEO. Bastean recently retired as president of Bunge’s North American businesses. Bunge is a leading global agribusiness and food… Continue reading

Todd Bastean Named President and CEO of Saint Louis Science Center

International search leads to Bunge North America’s former president ST. LOUIS (October 2, 2019) – The Saint Louis Science Center Board of Commissioners announced today that Todd Bastean has been selected as the next president and CEO. Bastean recently retired as president of Bunge’s North American businesses. Bunge is a leading global agribusiness and food… Continue reading

5 Ways Roman Technology was Ahead of its Time

Discover the treasures of ancient Rome in POMEPII: THE EXHIBITION now on display Thousands of years after its collapse, ancient Rome is well known for its ingenious engineering tactics and advanced technology. From constructing hundreds of roads stretching thousands of miles to maintaining a water supply sustaining millions of people, Roman engineers provided the ancient… Continue reading

OMNIMAX® Theater Renovation: Film Projector, Seats Removed

Construction underway as Theater will be transformed to digital IMAX® with Laser Construction has begun in the OMNIMAX® Theater as crews remove the film projection system and the theater seats. In place of the original film projection system will be a state-of-the-art system with next-generation laser technology designed specifically for domed theater environments-IMAX® with Laser.… Continue reading

Fun Facts from the Science Center’s 2019 CANstruction

In June, the Science Center was the host site for the international hunger relief charity CANstruction design and build competition. Nine local teams of professional architects, engineers, contractors and designers created Polinator Week themed designs. The event was organized by Hastings + Chivetta Architects in collaboration with BatesForum, Fox Architects and JEMA. The results are… Continue reading

Science Center Hosts CANstruction Benefitting Operation Food Search

June 22 – June 30 Vote for your favorite CANstruction design on display through June 30. EVENT LEAD Hastings + Chivetta EVENT COLLABORATORS BatesForum, Fox Architects, JEMA PARTICIPATING TEAMS BatesForum CRB Fox Architects Gray Design Group Hastings + Chivetta Architects M+H Architects Mackey Mitchell Architects incite Design Studio Shannon & Wilson, Horner Shifrin, CASCO+R/5 CANstruction… Continue reading