Destination Outer Space

Demonstrations showcasing the incredible power of vacuums and temperature extremes.

Barbara Thalhimer Theater
Included with Admission
All Ages
30 minutes
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Have you ever wondered what it's like in the vast expanse of space? What happens to objects in a vacuum or at extreme temperatures? Come witness a thrilling science demonstration that will immerse you in the world of space extremes. Watch as liquid nitrogen creates mind-boggling reactions, learn about the inner workings of vacuums and discover how matter behaves in a void. This is an opportunity to engage your curiosity and expand your knowledge of the unknown corners of our universe. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

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Demonstrations are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Museum educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

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