Explore familiar objects in the sky with Mister Rogers and your favorite characters from the Neighborhood of Make-Believe.
Lights out, heads up, stars on! This live show guides you through the current night sky, showing you how to locate the planets and constellations you can see from your own backyard, as well as the phases of the Moon. Presented by:
This show demonstrates how the tongue and nose unite to decode the flavors of food. Visitors will discover the biochemistry behind the sense of taste, why scientists think these senses exist, and how they may have been a matter of survival for our ancestors. Sponsored by:
Discover the science behind fire while understanding the powerful combination of heat, oxygen, and fuel. Explosive demonstrations bring to life the science of forest fires, rockets, and fireworks. Do not try this at home!
Unravel the mystery of our ever changing brain. Challenge your brain to different types of stimuli. Trigger the impulses of neurons and receptors as we explore the main processor of our body. Sponsored by:
Take a musical journey of laser light! Blast off to your favorite interstellar tunes as we fly through space at the speed of light. Fun for all ages.
Go on a guided tour of the night sky without leaving Pittsburgh! You’ll travel beyond our solar system and beyond our own Milky Way Galaxy to the farthest reaches of our cosmos.