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Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction


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Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm


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Cosmic Nights is back at the Space Centre! Discover the wonders of the universe - over drinks! Join us Thursday, October 13th for Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction, a party for the geek in all of us! This is a 19+ event.

Explore the Space Centre after hours and experience an in-depth planetarium show and lecture about science fiction's influence on actual science.

Doors: 6:30pm. Arrive early to enjoy all the night has to offer

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm Drinks | Music | Games | Demonstrations I Lecture I Planetarium

7:30 pm or 9:00 pm Live Planetarium Show

Science Fiction in our Universe

Reserve your seat for either the 7:30 pm or 9:00 pm showing

8:00pm and 9pm: Science of Science Fiction Lecture

STRANGE NEW WORLDS: THE REAL SCIENCE OF REAL ALIEN WORLDS

Astronomers have discovered thousands of planets beyond the Solar System. Some are reminiscent of the planet Vulcan. Others are stranger than anything dreamed by science fictionwriters. See how science fact has caught up with - and in some cases, overtaken - science fiction.

Speaker: Dr. Jaymie Matthews - UBC

Sponsors
Red Truck Beer
Peacock & Martin Wine

Partners
Alien Makeovers by Blanche Macdonald
UBC Department of Physics & Astronomy
Starlit Citadel
VR demos by Steampunk Digital
Meteorite Jewelry by Star Creations - Photography by Starsha Battrick

#cosmicnights

19+ Photo ID will be required upon entry

Photo credit: Lindsay Elliott

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