Smart Energy – Jennifer Amey Ph.D.,
Binghamton University
Friday, May 6

The priority for funding energy research is gaining importance both nationally and globally. Political and industrial leaders have identified energy challenges as among the most pressing they face. Demand for energy, and particularly alternative energy, will only increase over the coming decades. The research carried out by freshman students at Binghamton University encompasses new materials Read More …

Register for Summer Camps Now!

For the 24th summer, the Kopernik Observatory & Science Center (KOSC) in Vestal, NY is offering week-long camps for students in grades 1-12. Sponsored by the Link Foundation, in memory of inventor/explorer Edwin A. Link, the Link Summer STEM Exploration camps offer hands-on, high-tech adventures in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in a fun Read More …

KoperniKids: This Saturday, May 7

KoperniKids is a kid-friendly approach to Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) exploration designed especially for children ages 3-6. Each session offers fun, hands-on learning with different activities, experiments, and songs! See below for more information and a registration form.  Online Registration Registration Form      

Moonlight Cafe
Saturday, May 14

You are invited to join us at Kopernik Saturday, May 14 from 8-10 p.m. for Moonlight Cafe, when our Space Science room turns into a Galactic Cafe where adults mingle while enjoying assorted desserts and delicious coffee and tea. Attendees will be treated to a presentation about Earth’s Moon. If clear, view the sparkling night Read More …

RocketFest 2016
Saturday, June 11

Come to Kopernik’s 8th annual RocketFest! There will be three rocket building/launching workshop times and a variety of rocket models from which to choose. If you have never built a model rocket, Kopernik’s rocket scientists will guide you through the entire process! Click on the link below to see some rocket launches from previous years! Read More …