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Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction

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H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

1100 Chestnut Street

Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

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Which came first? The science or the science fiction? Quite often they inspire each other and tonight we'll explore the real science between finding extraterrestrial worlds, and the potential for finding life!

Cosmic Nights is back at the Space Centre! Discover the wonders of the universe - over drinks! Join us Thursday, November 23rd for Cosmic Nights: Science of Science Fiction a party for the space geek in all of us! This is a 19+ event.

6:30pm - 10:00pm - Drinks | Music | Games | Demonstrations I Lecture I Planetarium

7:30pm or 9:00pm - Planetarium Show: Science Fiction in our Universe

Tatoinne? Pandorica? Arakkis? How science "fiction" are these worlds? Go on a visual journey through our universe exploring some famous science fiction worlds while we compare them with some actual worlds that we are now discovering! In this live show our astronomer will show us the latest discoveries of real alien worlds!

8:00pm and 9:00pm - "Little Green Men: The Story of Jocelyn Bell" - Dr. Ingrid Stairs - UBC

Jocelyn Bell was an Irish post-graduate student at Cambridge University when she made an incredible discovery while going over some radio astronomical data. It seemed to be a strong signal that couldn't have been made by any source known at the time, so she labeled the signal L.G.M. for Little Green Men. What she actually discovered though was a real universal phenomenon so bizarre it could have been taken right out of science ficiton.

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Photo credit: Lindsay Elliott

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