Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
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
Red Truck Beer
Peacock & Martin Wine
Alien Makeovers by Blanche Macdonald
UBC Department of Physics & Astronomy
VR demos by Steampunk Digital
Meteorite Jewelry by Star Creations - Photography by Starsha Battrick
19+ Photo ID will be required upon entry
Photo credit: Lindsay Elliott