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Mobius pop-up planetarium showing space movie this weekend

Mobius Spokane is hosting a space movie in a pop-up planetarium this weekend called “From Earth to the Universe,” by the European Southern Observatory, at the Mobius Science Center at 331 N. Post St. “It’s about how we study solar system and other galaxies,” said Jake Milliron, outreach manager. “The show takes you flying through those places.”

Spokane County library passes to the MAC fly off shelves

The Spokane County Library District started offering family passes to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture and Mobius at all its branches in January and they have been flying off the shelves ever since.

Mobius Kids celebrates 10 years with free admission day

Mobius Kids is turning 10, and it’s having a party Saturday. “We will be having free admission for the community to come in and celebrate with us,” said Karen Hudson, director of the children’s museum.

Mobius Science Center to begin renovations on donated Avista site

Mobius Science Center’s new home is a real estate agent’s dream: great location, right price. Officials of Avista Corp. and Mobius showed off the space Friday after signing an agreement that gives the science museum a permanent home across from Riverfront Park for $1 a year.

Mobius reopens in temporary home inside downtown library

Youthful yelps of delight and discovery echoed from Spokane Public Library’s third floor Wednesday as children explored Mobius Science Center’s exhibits in its new, temporary location. The uncommon library sounds are a welcome interlude.

T. rex makes return visit

Important facts we know thanks in part to Sue, the Tyrannosaurus rex who might have been a girl: • T. rex grew fast and died young, gaining about 8 pounds a day from ages 14 to 18 – ultimately hitting about 11,000 pounds. She died at 28, probably of natural causes. Her skeleton yielded evidence of disease, arthritis and broken bones, according to Field Museum in Chicago, where her remains are now housed.

Celebrate recycling at Mobius Science Center

The Spokane Regional Solid Waste System is celebrating its 17th annual recycling campaign in conjunction with America Recycles Day, Nov. 15. The theme for the Spokane campaign is “I Want to be Recycled…”

Science museum seeking new home

A half dozen girls point with urgency at the body displayed on the screen, identifying several broken bones. They are examining the digital corpse at Mobius Spokane’s autopsy exhibit and have spent much of their field trip in this room. “It catches my interest,” said Chanelle Bridges, 10, a Hamblen Elementary fifth-grader. “I feel like I’ve learned a lot.”

Powering up the DeLorean

Science is all about asking “how?” and “why?” Science fiction, on the other hand, is more about asking “what if?” and following those scenarios to their logical extremes.

Powering up the DeLorean

Science is all about asking “how?” and “why?” Science fiction, on the other hand, is more about asking “what if?” and following those scenarios to their logical extremes.

Bad Science Fridays teaches young scientists to rely on logic

A thin, L-shaped metal rod in each hand, 7-year-old Jacob Fausti was dowsing for dinosaurs. His instructions were to hold the rods gently, letting them hover in parallel over a line of Styrofoam cups. If they crossed, according to the rules of dowsing, he’d hit the jackpot: There would be a toy dinosaur underneath.