WIN TICKETS to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs, PLUS entry to Science World

superpower dogs posterThe new OMNIMAX film Superpower Dogs will be launching at Science World on Saturday, June 29th.

About the film

Superpower Dogs takes you on an incredible adventure, as we experience the life-saving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. In this inspiring true story, narrated by Chris Evans, our best friends are also real-life superheroes. Journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs who save lives, and discover the powerful bond that they share with their human partners. As we discover the incredible abilities of dogs and the astonishing science behind their superpowers, we’ll never look at our best friends the same way again!

Science World is offering only lucky winner 4 entry passes to an exclusive preview of Superpower Dogs. The passes also will provide entry to Science World following the event, enabling time to be spent in the rest of the galleries and at their feature exhibition, A Mirror Maze: Numbers in Nature. To enter, submit a comment below. 

We will select a random winner on Friday, June 21st and notify them by email.

Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Science World’s iconic geodesic dome opened its doors on May 6, 1989, dazzling visitors with dozens of hands-on exhibits and the largest OMNIMAX screen in the world. Now, 30 years later, Science World is celebrating its birthday with several public events, including an ambitious attempt by staff to complete 30 science experiments in five minutes (!).

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Science World Celebrates 30 Years on May 6

Over 25 tasting stations at the epic Science of Cocktails event at Science World this February

science of cocktails 2019

Drinking… in the name of science! On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the Telus World of Science is hosting their epic, annual fundraising event, Science of Cocktails! This is something you are not going to want to miss.

Attendees can explore the physics, chemistry and biology behind cocktails. Yes – there’s more to that Vodka Tonic than you ever thought… Plus, tickets to the event helps to provide class field trips to Science World for underserved schools in Vancouver and the Lower Mainland.

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Over 25 tasting stations at the epic Science of Cocktails event at Science World this February

Discover the secrets behind Toy Story, The Incredibles and more in The Science of Pixar

Ever wonder what kind of technology goes into making movies like Up, Monsters Inc., and Toy Story?

Beginning on May 19 and running until Jan. 6, 2019, Science World will present The Science Behind Pixar. The exhibition features more than 40 interactive elements, and is broken into eight sections, including modeling, animation, and rendering. All told, the exhibit will take up 12,000 square feet.

Read more below.

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Discover the secrets behind Toy Story, The Incredibles and more in The Science of Pixar

Elephants, coral reefs, wolverines and more at Elements Film Festival

Elements is a new environmental film festival coming to TELUS World of Science (1455 Quebec St.) April 14 and 15. The festival includes 44 feature films and shorts, all focused on wildlife and nature, conservation and the environment, action sports and adventure. The festival also features panels and a student film competition.

Here are some highlights.

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Elephants, coral reefs, wolverines and more at Elements Film Festival

Giant sharks, matchstick cars and meteorites at Science World’s Ripley’s exhibit!

Before the Internet, Ripley’s Believe It or Not was the world’s most trusted source for weirdness.

Robert Ripley (1890-1949) was a famous collector of oddities, anomalies, and freaky stuff. In the 1930s and ’40s, his discoveries were adapted into a popular radio show. Later, newspapers ran illustrated depictions of discoveries from his collection as part of the funny pages.

Beginning tonight (Jan 25), Science World (1455 Quebec St.) is presenting an exhibit based on Ripley’s discoveries. The Science of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! “celebrates the wonders of science and nature,” according to a media release. The exhibit includes “real artefacts, experiments, touchable specimens, along with computer interactive and multimedia experiences.” It runs until April 22. Here is some of what you can expect.

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Giant sharks, matchstick cars and meteorites at Science World’s Ripley’s exhibit!

Science of Cocktails 2018 takes Happy Hour to a whole new level

Science of Cocktails 2018

Image courtesy of Science World British Columbia

If you’re bored by beer and tired of tequila, you’ll be very interested to hear about the much-anticipated event, Science of Cocktails, hosted at the Telus World of Science on Thursday, February 8, 2018.

Science of Cocktails is Science World’s signature fundraising event, where the city’s most talented bartenders and chefs come together to showcase the chemistry, biology and physics behind preparing stylish cocktails and cuisine. It’s an event like no other, with one-of-a-kind drinks and food that you won’t find anywhere else in the city. Plus, proceeds from tickets go towards a great cause.

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Science of Cocktails 2018 takes Happy Hour to a whole new level