Science/Technology

Max Planck Florida Institute Molds Minds of Students During Science Career Panel

Max Planck Florida Institute Molds Minds of Students During Science Career Panel

Recently, Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI) helped to mold the minds of students interested in a career in science by hosting the sixth annual Science Career Panel. The event allowed students from eight middle schools and eight high schools in Palm Beach County an opportunity to meet and interact with Max Planck scientists. […]

NIH Awards $2 Million to MPFI Scientist to investigate neural circuits in the visual cortex

NIH Awards $2 Million to MPFI Scientist to investigate neural circuits in the visual cortex

Dr. David Fitzpatrick, Scientific Director and CEO at the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), has been awarded a $2 million five-year grant from the National Eye Institute (NEI) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the functional organization of neural circuits in the cerebral cortex, specifically, in the area of brain […]

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Blockbuster Space Exhibit to Launch at the Science Center

Jump into your space suit and report for training, because the newest addition to the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium has landed and it’s out of this world! The Astronaut exhibition has touched down, bringing with it a whole space lab full of science fun, on display October 14, 2017 until April 15, 2018. […]

Explore a place that’s truly out of this world at Pandora: the world of Avatar

Explore a place that’s truly out of this world at Pandora: the world of Avatar

It is the latter half of the 22nd century, and humans have finally made peace with the Nav’i. Now, tourists from all over Earth are able to visit the moon of Pandora, located a mere four light years away, simply by walking across a bridge located inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom. At least that’s what you’re […]

On the hunt for dinosaurs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

On the hunt for dinosaurs at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

When Disney’s Animal Kingdom opened nearly 20 years ago, it’s mission was to share the world of animals (real, ancient, and imagined) with guests and provide a learning experience to everyone who travelled through their gates. The recent addition of Pandora: the World of Avatar continues this mission by focusing not only on the imaginary […]

#TravelTuesday – Three LEGOLAND Parks to Transform Roller Coasters into Supercharged Virtual Reality Adventure

#TravelTuesday – Three LEGOLAND Parks to Transform Roller Coasters into Supercharged Virtual Reality Adventure

Prepare to take a ride on the wildest LEGO® race ever imagined when cutting-edge virtual reality technology combines with roller coaster thrills in an exhilarating new attraction opening in late 2017 at LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, followed in 2018 at LEGOLAND Florida Resort and Germany’s LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort, UK parent company Merlin Entertainments Group announced today. […]