Science/Technology

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Humans Orbiting the Moon This Month at the South Florida Museum

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Humans Orbiting the Moon This Month at the South Florida Museum

Dec. 21 will mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of Apollo 8 — the mission that took man to the moon’s orbit for the first time in human history. On that historic day in 1968, U.S. astronauts Frank Borman, James Lovell and William Anders became the first humans to see the far side of the moon […]

Leaders from FAU and Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience sign a memo of understanding to establish a new STEM high school for high-achieving students, beginning in the 2020 school year.

FAU and Max Planck Florida Institute Partner to Launch the Only Program of Its Kind in the World for High School Students

The brightest STEM high school students can now work side-by-side with preeminent scientists at one of the world’s leading neuroscience research institutions. The Florida Atlantic University Max Planck Academy on the John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter stands to redefine approaches to STEM (science-technology-engineering and math) education, not just in South Florida, but nationwide.   […]

Dinosaurs Invade the Science Center

Dinosaurs Invade the Science Center

Dinosaurs are back at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium! The blockbuster exhibit Dinosaur Invasion roars to life through advanced animatronics, fossils and authentic casts as the largest exhibition ever hosted at the West Palm Beach-based Science Center. Open through April 21, 2019, guests can view the exhibit during regular hours for the Science Center or […]

Science Center Presents the STEM Innovation Awards

Science Center Presents the STEM Innovation Awards

The South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, in partnership with the Stiles-Nicholson Foundation, recognized local leadership and innovation in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math with the recent STEM Innovation Awards. The first annual event was held on-site at the Palm Beach Science Center and guests enjoyed a cocktail reception, dinner, music, unique […]

Museum of Discovery and Science opens NEW permanent exhibit, Design! Build! Play! KEVA!

Museum of Discovery and Science opens NEW permanent exhibit, Design! Build! Play! KEVA!

On Saturday, November 10, 2018, the Museum of Discovery and Science will open its newest permanent exhibit, Design! Build! Play! KEVA! The exhibit is sponsored by Meike and Dominick Miniaci. – An official ribbon cutting will take place on Friday, November 16, 2018 at 11:15 a.m. – This new exhibit is an innovative, interactive exhibit that […]

South Florida Museum Celebrates Manatee Awareness Month this November by Releasing Rehabilitated Manatee, Having Special Activities on Saturdays

South Florida Museum Celebrates Manatee Awareness Month this November by Releasing Rehabilitated Manatee, Having Special Activities on Saturdays

The South Florida Museum said a fond farewell to Tannebaum the manatee on Monday as he returned to the wild 11 months after an entanglement in dock line nearly severed his tail. Tannebaum, an adult male manatee that was rescued from the mouth of the Caloosahatchee River in Fort Myers in January, was returned to the […]