Below is information on our current exhibits and films as well as several news flashes, which tell of exciting new developments.
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Newsmakers at the Science Center
The Space Shuttle Endeavour’s enduring mission to inspire the next generation of explorers and innovators, is well underway! You can read the exhibit description for the Endeavour Exhibition.
KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
A new chapter of ancient Egyptian history will be unearthed to the world with the debut of KING TUT: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh, an extraordinary exhibition with more than 150 real artifacts, opening at the California Science Center on March 24, 2018. As guests view the largest assembly of artifacts and gold from Tutankhamun’s tomb ever on public display outside of Egypt, they will discover the many sciences related to archaeology as well as learn how cutting-edge archeological tools are assisting in detecting tombs and analyzing existing ones in ways never before imagined. On display will be many items the Boy King himself used in life and in death, including: golden jewelry, elaborate carvings, sculptures, and ritual antiquities.
Read the press release here.
BODY WORLDS: Pulse
In response to popular demand, the California Science Center is proud to welcome Dr. von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: Pulse, opening May 20, 2017. The largest BODY WORLDS exhibition of the decade, Pulse will bring together anatomy and the latest health and wellness findings in a visually compelling and highly entertaining and informative exhibition. BODY WORLDS: Pulse provides an opportunity to learn about human anatomy, physiology and health through a specially curated exhibition focused on our bodies in modern day life. More than 200 plastinated specimens — including whole bodies, body configurations, translucent slices, and organs, as well as 3D displays — are curated and presented in galleries that feature the various systems of the body. Read the press release.
IMAX with Laser
The California Science Center is proud to announce a fall launch of the IMAX® with Laser projection system, cutting-edge technology that provides a next-generation cinema experience. Beginning Oct. 11, Science Center IMAX Theater guests will discover the future of film with crystal-clear light, sights and sounds. IMAX’s 12-channel surround sound system, delivering extraordinary audio, will debut simultaneously, engaging viewers through multi-sensory immersion. Two new exciting films will premiere along with the new IMAX with Laser system, immersing audiences in the world’s most advanced cinema experience. Amazon Adventure 3D and Hurricane 3D were specifically selected to illustrate the capabilities of the next-generation IMAX with Laser system. For more information, read the press releases for the IMAX theater grand re-opening, Amazon Adventure 3D, and Hurricane 3D.
Mission 26: ET Comes Home
"Mission 26: ET Comes Home” is the journey of the external tank (ET-94), and it is about to begin! ET-94 will travel from the Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans through the Panama Canal by barge to Los Angeles, then on through city streets, pulled by a truck on dollies, to its final destination near the California Science Center’s Samuel Oschin Pavilion. The entire journey will take six to eight weeks. ET-94 will make its way through city streets to the California Science Center on May 21, 2016. Follow ET-94’s journey, and read all the press materials, here.
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Shell Amega, Vice President, Communications, California Science Center Foundation
Exhibitions, Samuel Oschin Air & Space Center Project Launching/Space Shuttle Endeavour, interview liaison for President and CEO Jeffrey Rudolph, Science Center Executive Leadership, & Development
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