Science Future for the issue of October 6, 2012

October 13–31
Aspiring scientists of all ages can light up a jack-o’-lantern with chemistry, make slime or dissect a cow eye at the Chicago Museum of Science and Industry. See the Spooky Science series at

October 30
An astrophysicist discusses how scientists find and study planets orbiting other stars at the Hayden Planetarium in New York City. Learn more at