We hope to see everyone at Escape Velocity this weekend! Not only will we have HAL 9000 there for a meet-and-greet, our very own Steve Dymszo will be doing a presentation on Saturday at 2:55 PM on "The World of SciFi Collecting".
Scientists have identified a new cousin to the Tyrannosaurus rex 21 years after its fossilized bones were discovered in New Mexico. Sterling Nesbitt, a paleontologist at Virginia Tech, made the find when he was just 16. The new dinosaur is called Suskityrannus hazelae, named after the Zuni word for coyote.
National Space Day is observed annually on the first Friday in May. This day is dedicated to the extraordinary achievements, benefits and opportunities in the exploration and use of space. The goal of National Space Day is to promote math, science, technology and engineering education in young people to inspire them to pursue a career in science, especially a career in space-related jobs.
Jurassic World Live Tour takes the live show experience to a new level with an original story that brings humans and dinosaurs together in an all-new production. Through projection mapping, audiences will be transported right to Isla Nublar, and along with animatronics and performer-operated characters, the dinosaurs will truly be the biggest stars of the show as its story is told through dinosaur and human interactions.
On April 24, 2019, the Hubble Telescope celebrated its 29th year in orbit by premiering a never-before-seen view of the Southern Crab Nebula. Even after all these years, Hubble continues to uncover the mysteries of the universe.