What makes a firefly’s tail light up? A new exhibit at the Michigan Science Center explains how certain animals and plants produce their own light. Creatures of Light opens to the public September 24 at the museum in Midtown Detroit. The science center’s Visitor and Learning Engagement Director, Michelle Le Roy, tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller what bioluminescence is and what it does. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.
WHAT: Creatures of Light
WHERE: Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R (at E. Warren), Detroit
WHEN: Exhibit opens to the public on Saturday, September 24, 2016
HOW MUCH: $22 for adults, $19 for ages 2-12, $6 for MiSci members, free for premium members (includes general admission; IMAX and Planetarium ticket packages available for a higher price)