The way he describes it, Dr. Dale Andersen has the greatest job in the world. "I fly to Antarctica, Ski-Doo to the mountains and go swimming beneath thick ice," says the explorer, diver and all-around scientific badass. Andersen, who's speaking Friday at the St. Louis Science Center, is a senior ... More >>
Saturday night the full moon will appear unnaturally large in the sky. It's that time of the year when the moon is at its closest to the earth, and so will appear to be more of a special effect than our familiar neighbor.
Where'd I put my Dark Side album?The long dark nights of December are about to get, well, longer and darker beginning early tomorrow morning. But here's what makes the overnight hours so special tonight: It's believed that they'll mark the first time a lunar eclipse has coincided with the Winter ... More >>
Space geeks have been crapping their pants since news hit the Interwebs Monday that NASA was holding a press conference "to discuss an astrobiology finding that will impact the search for evidence of extraterrestrial life." The announcement further defined astrobiology as "the study of the origin ... More >>
According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, in bookstores this week, we are destined to have a cool, dry winter with less snow than last year. And next summer should be cooler, too. Rejoice, o St. Louisans, because the venerable old Almanac, which has been predicting weather for 219 years and counting (i ... More >>
9 p.m. Friday, July 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Image sourceKids at the McDonnell Planetarium, learning stuff about the night sky.4/20 doesn't fall until next Tuesday and Moon Rock is opening at the James S. McDonnell Planetarium at the Saint Louis Science Center this Saturday, April 17, but it doesn't really matter since Moon Rock is not ... More >>
Courtesy of Stephen WalkerWanna know where Saturn stands in relation to the sun, kiddies? Do your astronomy homework in the Delmar Loop!On a scale of one to 5 billion, where does Uranus stand in relation to the sun? Well, if the sun is the Moonrise Hotel, and "5 billion" is Cicero's Restaurant, U ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 13. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.
My heavens, that's nice art
Now that the Large Hadron Collider is out of commission for a few months, the world's leading scientists can stop fretting about the origins of the universe and attend to the truly pressing question of our day: How, exactly, is Mike Johnson able to involve himself in so many restaurants? As the Bes ... More >>
Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature delivers the top nine can’t-miss activities to complete your fun-seeking agenda. Looking for live music? Here's your weekend concert calendar. Friday, August 8 1. Bicycles Meteor Shower = Lovelies ... More >>
Blue Water Grill 343 S. Kirkwood Road, Kirkwood; 314-821-5757.
7 p.m. Wednesday, September 5. Creepy Crawl, 3524 Washington Boulevard.
Tio Bitar (Kemado)
7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, February 24 and 25. Focal Point (2720 Sutton Avenue, Maplewood).
7 p.m. Monday, November 20. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
1811 West Main Street
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
The Big Bang (Aftermath)
10 p.m. Friday, June 2. Upstairs Lounge (3131 South Grand Boulevard)
Before the Dawn Heals Us (Mute)
Week of October 27, 2004
A banana that wants to live
The St. Louis Science center unveils the freshly refurbished McDonnell Planetarium
Who knew that a local junior high commanded such an amazing view?
Dormant end-of-the-world predictions sprout new life with a coming planetary alignment
Dispatches from the Battle of the St. Louis Jam Bands
Well, it was almost her comet. Turned out to be a galaxy instead. But "there's still more space to search."