Solar eclipse on Mars! On August 17th, the Curiosity rover captured an eclipse of the Sun by Phobos, the larger of Mars’ two moons. More…
Remains of controversial King Richard III reveal he had roundworms. More…
Adaptation in action: Wood Frogs produce more antifreeze in chilly Alaska than they do in the south. More…
Physicists create fastest-spinning manmade object. More…
Human urine is made up of more than 3000 chemicals, reports study by University of Alberta. More…
Night time is bite time: mosquitoes can smell you better in the evening. More…
Babies may be born sensitive to sounds like snake hisses and other danger signals as old as the Stone Age. More…
Volunteers share their home computer power to help astronomers discover new pulsar. More…
Newborn babies can learn to recognize words in the trimester before birth. More…
Testing urine protein levels of kidney recipients may give advance warning of organ rejection. More…
Major study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows vaccination carries no measurable risks. More…
Fall Into Learning!
It’s autumn and this Science Spotlight gets your brain in gear…
Kids heading back to school, animals migrating, leaves falling…change is in the air and it’s time to take some new science for a spin!
Online fun + learning = win!
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Learn some of the science behind the noises your body makes!
Your eyes and brain can work together to make you see things that aren't there.
What happens when using your computer mouse becomes less natural?
What is a pulsar?
We can see stars in the night sky
but we can hear them too!
Go behind the scenes.
Kevin von Appen, our Director of Science Communication, sheds light on the ins and outs of working in a science museum.
- Dec. 3 — Diving Deeper
- Oct. 23 — A Question of Black and White
- Aug. 15 — Citizen Science
- Aug. 1 — Generation G
- Jul. 19 — A Fax from the Future Beach
- Jun. 13 — Rock on, kid
- Jun. 7 — The Meaning of Adam Noble
- Mar. 1 — Baloney and Cheese
- Jan. 3 — Toys in the Attic
- Dec. 12 — Space Between Your Ears
- Nov. 16 — Forecast: Cloudy…
- Oct. 4 — One Giant Leap
- Aug. 8 — Science Does My Head In
- Jul. 23 — Viral Dialogue
- Jul. 16 — A (Post) Human Edge
Your data makes a difference!
Take part in cutting-edge science! Visit the Ontario Science Centre and participate in real research studies— contribute, learn and meet the scientists. Find out more.
Events This Month
Are you in high school? Then this is the place to be. Enjoy DJs spinning tunes and stuff that you won't find elsewhere.
Find out more about specific events.