In ancient Roman times, they honoured the deity Saturn with a celebration called Saturnalia and Vancouver’s H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is celebrating the end of the incredible 20 year Cassini mission to Saturn by hosting another one of their adults-only Cosmic Nights! Cosmic Nights: Saturnalia at the Space Centre Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (1100 […]
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The wonders of the universe, time travel, space and drinks. Welcome to Cosmic Nights at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre! Cosmic Nights at the Space Centre Where: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre (1100 Chestnut St, Vancouver) When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 6:30pm to 10:00pm Tickets: Available online now Enjoy a Planetarium show, “Journey Back to the […]
It’s a community celebration that has you contemplating the universe, in one of the most beautiful places on the planet. The Jasper Dark Sky Festival is coming up October 14-23 and you can start plan your experience there today. Last year’s keynote, Commander Hadfield Jasper Dark Sky Festival Get lost in the wonder of one […]
“Science isn’t just for the nerdy!” Elizabeth Hand, Digital Engagement Specialist at Science World assured a group of about 30 social media producers last week. We had all gathered for the ultimate Vancouver science field trip, which began (appropriately) at Science World. Boxed lunches, lectures, and learning that was fun — it was the best […]
Last night, through partly clouded skies, a total lunar eclipse was visible in Vancouver. The HR MacMillan Space Centre hosted an event and photographers took to the streets to capture the event: Photo credit: Claude Schneider on Flickr Lunar Eclipse Vancouver As the CBC reports this morning, “if you missed last night’s total lunar eclipse, […]