Calendar

Oct
18
Thu
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 18 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
19
Fri
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 19 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
20
Sat
Magical Matter @ MOST
Oct 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Speakers: Neal Abrams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Chemistry, SUNY-ESF; and Miriam Gillett-Kunnath, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Syracuse University

Talk Overview: Ready to summon some science? Join the TACNY Jr. Café on October 20th to see the magical chemistry behind glowing pumpkins, magical genies, luminescent liquids, time telling potions, and mysterious fog. Dr. Neal Abrams from SUNY ESF and Dr. Miriam Gillett-Kunnath from Syracuse University will present a series of interactive magical Halloween chemistry demonstrations that will be sure to delight young and old alike.

Biography: Neal Abrams is an associate professor of chemistry at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF). He obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry and certification in teaching from Ithaca College and completed his doctorate at Penn State. At ESF, he instructs courses in general chemistry and renewable energy. He also leads research programs in the areas of renewable energy and methods for teaching science. He is also the faculty advisor for the ESF chemistry club. Abrams enjoys working with students and educators in the community. As part of this commitment, he leads renewable energy workshops for teachers, instructs a series of courses on solar panel installation, and guest lectures in classrooms across Syracuse and CNY as part of the ESF in the High School program. He is currently the Education Chair for the CNY Section of the American Chemical Society.

Miriam Gillett-Kunnath is a research assistant professor of chemistry at Syracuse University (SU). She obtained her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Le Moyne College and completed her doctorate and post-doctorate at Syracuse University and Notre Dame University, respectively. At SU, she assists in mentoring and teaching research while helping with the management of the Chemistry SC-XRD and PXRD lab. Gillett-Kunnath, along with her husband Bobby Kunnath, works with local high school students to connect them with research in the STEM disciplines. Her passion towards building a local STEM Ecosystem has led her to learn from, volunteer, and work with SU-chemistry outreach, ACS-CNY, STA-NYS, TACNY and the MOST. [Outreach Motto: “If I have seen further it is only by standing on the shoulders of giants.”—Isaac Newton]

RSVP to jrcafe@tacny.org.

Zoo in the Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 20 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Zoo in the Sky explores the stories, myths and legends of seasonal animal constellations! Show is suitable for young children. This show changes seasonally. Be sure to check it out year-round!

COST:

  • FREE for members; tickets are required.
  • Exhibit admission and $3 planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
Harry Potter and the Night Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 20 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

The MOST’s newest planetarium show, Harry Potter and the Night Sky, will be offered every Saturday and Sunday in the Silverman Planetarium.

The stars, constellations, and other celestial objects inspired author J.K. Rowling’s names for characters in her celebrated Harry Potter book series. In this show, we bring down the lights and discover objects in the night sky that influenced naming the wizarding world of Harry Potter!

COST:

  • FREE for members; ticket are required.
  • Exhibit admission plus $3 per person planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
Dinomania Exhibit Tour @ MOST
Oct 20 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Saturdays at 2:30 p.m., experience a guided tour of visiting exhibit, Dinomania, with a Science Educator! Travel back in time to the age of the dinosaurs during the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods and learn about the dinosaurs that roamed Earth. Learn where they lived, what they ate and some of their amazing adaptations that helped them survive.  You will feel like more than just a spectator  as you adventure through Dinomania, admiring the T. rex’s fierce jaws and the nest of the  Maiasaura (“Good Mother Lizard”) where her vulnerable young are hatching.

FREE with exhibit admission.

Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 20 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
21
Sun
Zoo in the Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 21 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Zoo in the Sky explores the stories, myths and legends of seasonal animal constellations! Show is suitable for young children. This show changes seasonally. Be sure to check it out year-round!

COST:

  • FREE for members; tickets are required.
  • Exhibit admission and $3 planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
Harry Potter and the Night Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 21 @ 1:15 pm – 1:45 pm

The MOST’s newest planetarium show, Harry Potter and the Night Sky, will be offered every Saturday and Sunday in the Silverman Planetarium.

The stars, constellations, and other celestial objects inspired author J.K. Rowling’s names for characters in her celebrated Harry Potter book series. In this show, we bring down the lights and discover objects in the night sky that influenced naming the wizarding world of Harry Potter!

COST:

  • FREE for members; ticket are required.
  • Exhibit admission plus $3 per person planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
NASA Hubble Space Telescope Exhibit Tour @ MOST
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm

EVERY Sunday at 2:30pm, join a MOST Science Educator for a guided tour of the NASA Hubble Space Telescope exhibit! Learn how the Hubble telescope works as you explore the anatomy of the telescope and scale model. Discuss what Hubble has brought to us on Earth as well as its important discoveries, such as narrowing the Universe’s age range, our understanding of dark energy, and the Universe’s continued expansion! Further explore the James Webb Space Telescope and how its technology will contribute to space discoveries well into the future!

FREE with exhibit admission.

Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 21 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
24
Wed
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 24 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
25
Thu
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 25 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
26
Fri
Autumn Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 26 @ 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm
Shown in the Silverman Planetarium, Autumn Sky takes visitors on a journey through the night sky with stories, constellations, and interesting astronomical sights. Suitable for ages 8 and older, this show changes with the seasons! Be sure to check out the show throughout the year!
 
COST:
  • Members: FREE, tickets required.
  • Nonmembers: Exhibit admission plus $3 planetarium show cost.
Oct
27
Sat
Zoo in the Sky Planetarium Show @ MOST
Oct 27 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Zoo in the Sky explores the stories, myths and legends of seasonal animal constellations! Show is suitable for young children. This show changes seasonally. Be sure to check it out year-round!

COST:

  • FREE for members; tickets are required.
  • Exhibit admission and $3 planetarium show cost for nonmembers.
Be the Computer Scientist @ MOST
Oct 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The MOST’s “Be the Scientist” program enables you to learn, engage and explore the activities of a different type of “scientist” on the last Saturday of each month. You receive an Explorer Card to track your progress through the program’s three steps: Learn, Engage, Explore. Earn your Explorer Card punch each month and win a mystery prize after 12 completed months!