Science After Hours: Cosmos @ The Franklin Institute, Philadelphia [13 March]

Science After Hours: Cosmos

19:00 - 22:00

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The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
Shake up the night with stars, nebulae, and distant galaxies—served on the rocks. Garnish it with a slice of science fiction and toast to the cosmos. Cheers!

Tickets are $20 for the general public and $15 for members. Details here:

In the Fels Planetarium (1st Floor), Jump into your spacesuit and gravitate to this interstellar crossroads of «Deep Space Cantina 5» where off-world visitors of all sentient species share refreshments, entertainment and their knowledge of the universe under the dome and survey select wonders of the cosmos that they inhabit and explore. *Droids welcome.

In Franklin Foodworks (2nd Floor), Put on your thinking caps as our Quizzo Master Bryce Remsburg puts you to the test with an out of this world edition of Science After Hours Quizzo! Each Cosmic Quizzo features a unique round of questions with winners of each game receiving two passes to the next Science After Hours: Prom. Games at 7:10, 8:10 and 9:10 pm

In our 'Electricity' exhibit (2nd Floor), show off your best moves and join in on the fun as Silent Philly brings us the tools for an electrifying silent disco dance party. With three stations of music traveling through the space, who knows what you’ll discover when you tune in and dance with friends new and old.

In Franklin Theater (1st Floor), join us for a presentation of «The Golden Record.» Over 40 years ago, Voyager I & II launched from Earth on a mission to explore Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Accompanying those spacecraft was a collection of images, sounds, music, and greetings from Earth—otherwise known as The Golden Record. Join four dynamic performers for an imagining of the alien society that, far in the future, discovers one of the Voyager spacecraft and its deep space traveled Golden Record. Presentations at 7:10, 8:10 and 9:10 pm

In The Franklin Air Show (2nd Floor), Fuel your curiosity with some sips and hands on tinkering with our friends North Bowl and PBR as we help get those gears turning for the Weird Science: An Adult Science Fair know as «Weird Science.»

In Key Hall (2nd Floor), feel the burn of re-entry working out with our «Let’s Get Meteor» program will exercise both your body and mind to get you buns of iron, hydrogen, helium and everything else that makeup stars, the universe and you! Join our fantastic instructor Anne Dramada as we get the energy pumping during these interpretive demonstrations exploring the life and death of celestial objects with some laughs, kicks and lunges.

In the Joel L. Bloom Observatory (4th Floor), Join our knowledgeable astronomers as we look at the night sky through our historic 10” Zeiss refracting telescope. Weather Permitting.

Launch Pad
Weather Permitting

On The Franklin Institute Roof Deck (5th Floor), continue your experience of the night sky exploration with additional telescopes and spectacular views of the Philadelphia skyline on rooftop «Launch Pad.»

— Note that theater shows have limited seating capacity. Doors open 10 minutes before each show time and seating is based on a first come, first served basis

— This event is part of The Franklin Institute's Science After Hours series. Science After Hours is an evening event series exclusively for adults ages 21+ featuring experiments, demonstrations, games, and innovative and engaging science curated by Philadelphia’s premier science museum in collaboration with organizations across the city.
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