Opening on Thursday 23 July, Cambridge Science Centre's new COSMIC exhibition invites visitors to step out of this world into a space adventure, exploring our solar system, stars, and the extraordinary machines we travel in and send out to discover new frontiers. Its hands-on and interactive exhibits put you firmly at the controls.
Cosmic! Cambridge Science Centre's new exhibition is out of this world
Crammed full of interactive fun and exciting shows, COSMIC brings a thrilling Space experience to all ages. Highlights will include the opportunity to get up close to a real rocket engine; find out how planets orbit around massive celestial bodies and discover how we explore the stars.
- Gravity Funnel - Test out orbits and the effects of gravity
- See how infrared cameras can change our view of the universe
- Reveal stellar secrets with our our hands-on spectroscope
- Working in a spacesuit is tricky! Find out how hard it is to work in a vacuum with a special pair of astronaut gloves
- Build and test your own Mars Lander
- Simulate cosmic collisions with our 'smashing' new interactive table
- Explore the phases of the moon
- Can a bell ring in outer space? Uncover what happens to sound in a vacuum
- Build your own telescope.
The Cambridge Science Centre is an educational charity which hosts hands-on exhibitions, workshops, shows and talks to get the public excited about science and technology. Now the home of science has a home for science.