REEL Science | Contact 03.09.17

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Have you ever wondered what warp drive might be like? Or why spacecraft in movies are always right-side up? The Adler Planetarium’s REEL Science Film Series is back by popular demand to answer these very questions and those that you didn’t even think to ask!

The REEL Science Film Series combines cinematic favorites with science conversations about the film—providing a unique opportunity to discuss the facts vs. the creative liberties taken in Hollywood.

Designed to appeal to moviegoers, science enthusiasts and families alike, this five-series event begins again this fall and will continue into the new year.

Tickets include: pre-show trivia, a post show discussion, and a Q&A session with a panel of Adler astronomers.

$22 General Admission Adult
$15 Member Adult
$10 Child (up to age 11)

*Ticket prices are the same for advance sales and day-of at the Box Office

Screening Schedule
5:30 pm – Doors to the Johnson Star Theater open
6:00-9:00 pm – Refreshments available for purchase
6:00-6:30 pm – Pre-show trivia
6:30-8:30 pm – Movie Runs
8:30-9:15/9:30 pm – Post-show talk with Adler astronomer(s)

Space Science Discussion Topics May Include:

  • Rate of exoplanet discoveries since Carl Sagan’s untimely death
  • The Drake Equation (estimating the number of civilizations we might be able to contact in our Galaxy) and what we’ve learned since Drake formulated it over 50 years ago
  • What are the chances of aliens from different worlds being aware of each other/meeting each other/having an interstellar war?

*Rated PG: parental discretion is advised.