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August 2021

Blue, yellow and green dead star in constellation Aquarius

Minnesota Night Skies in September

Wednesday 08/25/2021
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Free

There’s never been a better time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they answer your questions and take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies.

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September 2021

2 Bees with text: Helping Insects Build Their Homes with Dragons Wynd

Helping Insects Build Their Homes, with Dragons Wynd

Thursday 09/09/2021
Free

Learn how to welcome insects and boost their populations by providing them with good nesting materials in this hands-on workshop!

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Purple, pink, and white supernova

Virtual Star Party – Fall Highlights

Friday 09/17/2021
Free

Join us for our fall observing season kickoff! We're streaming live telescope views to you from the Bell Museum’s observation deck. Our expert planetarium team will show you what to look out for this fall.

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Night sky above three silhouette trees

Minnesota Night Skies in October

Tuesday 09/21/2021
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

There’s never been a better time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they answer your questions and take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies.

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Man in forest

Kolshorn Lecture: Coloring the Conservation Conversation with Dr. Drew Lanham

Thursday 09/30/2021
Free

Each year, the Department of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology at the University of Minnesota invites a distinguished scientist or conservationist to campus to give the Kolshorn Lecture. This year's lecture is by Dr. Drew Lanham.

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October 2021

Group of mushrooms

Spotlight Science: Fungi

Saturday 10/09/2021
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue W
St Paul, 55113

Spotlight Science is a regular program connecting you to current research at the University of Minnesota and giving you the chance to meet the scientists and students who make the projects possible. Join us for special talks and unique interactive experiences.

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Telescope in space facing the Earth with Mars and sun in the upper left corner

Deeper look: The James Webb Space Telescope, with expert Michael Rutkowski

Thursday 10/14/2021
Free

Join us for a conversation with a NASA expert about the highly anticipated launch of the James Webb Space Telescope!

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Telescope in space with gold plated hexagon mirrors

Virtual Star Party: Countdown to Launch, James Webb Space Telescope

Friday 10/15/2021
Free

Join our planetarium team as they discuss the science and engineering of the James Webb Space Telescope while we enjoy views of the sky!

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Stars in the night sky

Minnesota Night Skies in November

Tuesday 10/26/2021
4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

There’s never been a better time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they answer your questions and take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies.

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Bacteria colonies on petri dish, isolated on white

Petri Dish: Concrete and canopy – Urban nature in the spotlight

Wednesday 10/27/2021
Free

Join three University of Minnesota experts for a conversation about the invisible role urban nature plays in our daily lives

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